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Recicladores of Avenida Molina Mora – Poetry and Short Stories Originating in the Andes

An Andes Sunset Pure poetry! A friend of mine, Magdalena Herreshoff just designed her first blog. She’s a poet and writer residing in Ecuador and her work often reflects her experiences of living in the Andes. What a creative way to spend one’s retirement. Take a look — http://highintheandes.wordpress.com/ Always appreciate your comments. sk

Expat Author Chris Petersen’s Book Delivers! (How to get a FREE copy)

Author Chris Petersen What do you do when you retire? Sit around and get bored? Or write a book that keeps people up all night reading? Ecuador expat Chris Petersen chose the latter. He sits across the table from me at our Cuenca writers group (Writers In Transition or WIT) and each week shares a […]

The Cajas, outside of Cuenca, taken on an afternoon walk last Sunday. Just got back from applying for (and receiving) my special bus fare ticket. Now I can ride for 12 cents! In Ecuador, once you’re 65, you get half price off public transportation.  What a great deal. We walked over to a cute restaurant […]

Waking up to cold water, coffee, pipe and smoking tobacco; nothing new says retired professor and author, Hunter Gray

Hunter Gray, civil rights advocate and author Guest Post by Hunter Gray May 6 2013 I slept late this morning — arising at about 4 a.m.  Cold water, coffee, pipe and smoking tobacco.  Nothing unusual. And then I began to hear Them talking right close to our home — obviously more than one.  Owls — and […]

Pinterest a Great Tool For Online Businesses; Retirees Should Check It Out

Have you changed? This is one of my favorite photograph taken at a celebration in the Mississippi Delta where lots of change is taking place, and I’m sharing it on PINTEREST right now! You don’t know what Pinterest is? Well, especially if you are retired, this could be a very fascinating place on the Interenet […]

Looking for blog writers: Expat? New Role in Life? Write For This Blog!

Bluesmen from the Mississippi Delta tell their story with song. Something interesting happens to many expats when they first move abroad. It causes them to see themselves differently – not just in terms of language and culture – but physically as well. If this describes you, please consider writing a blog post on this site. Let […]

Use Mississippi Sovereignty Commission Files to Write Your Own Fiction or Nonfiction Books, Author Susan Klopfer Says

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Adlena Hamlett: You will find her files in the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission data base. Family members once loaned me this photograph of her for my book, Who Killed Emmett Till? and I’ve always appreciated their assistance. sk Have you ever wanted to write your own book? This link to files on the story of Horace […]

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 […]