Archive | Cuenca

What Retirees Do — in Cuenca, Ecuador

Living in such a beautiful environment, how could you NOT write about it??? Since we moved here last fall, one thing that keeps me busy is writing. I belong to a local group — Writers in Transition, and we meet every Thursday at 12:30 to share our chapters, short stories, poems. and other written work. We […]

Same Ol’ Same Ol’?? — New Retiree Writes About His Life

(at left) — Forever together … a man and his dog by Thomas Peddecord Cuenca, Ecuador Here we go again. Same old thing. Up at nine (regardless of how late our restaurant, PANACHE!, was open for service the previous night). Then it’s out the door for a walk around the neighborhood. Maybe the beach is a […]

Two New eBooks Announced By Emmett Till Author; First, an eBook About Retirement, Second, a Novel About Two Murdered Lawyers and a Murdered Detective Who Knew Too Much

Churches of the Mississippi Delta; secrets remain Here are two news release I am sending out today; I wanted to share both with my blog readers. One is about a new eBook I will be releasing in January on retirement, and the other regards a new eBook I will be releasing in May that is […]

Retirement Ideas That Work — For Those Scared Sh*tless!

I am putting together a group of reference books for an eBook I plan to publish in mid December – Retirement – It’s Not Just About the Money How to Have Fun, Get Healthy and Make Extra Money When You Retire It is a going to be a fun and helpful book, I promise.  Meanwhile, […]

Don Colon Restaurant in Cuenca, Ecuador – great food, great service, and a wonderful story for retirement (not!)

There’s a new restaurant in Cuenca, Ecuador (where I live as an expat), Don Colon. Owner and chef Colon Campos came out of retirement, from Naples, Florida to bring his talents to Cuenca. Colon is rapidly making friends and new customers because his food is great, the setting spectacular, and he is just fun to talk […]

Making Life Changes in Ecuador; Doing the Expat Thing and Even More in Cuenca

The Tomebamba River runs through Cuenca, Ecuador separating the historic and modern districts. ***** We stacked on thick blankets and mostly stayed under the covers for our first week in Cuenca, tightly cuddling our dog’s and cat’s bodies, using our pets as warming devices. When the clouds lifted and the sun finally appeared, we crawled […]