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Happy Birthday to My Mother, Betty Orr. She Keeps Herself Going In So Many Creative Ways!!

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Betty Orr, accomplished writer AND mother I’m tired and my eyes hurt. I’ve been working all day on marketing The Plan. Mostly recently, I put it up as a kindle book on Amazon. All of this (researching, writing, marketing) is hard work and sometimes I get worn out! But what is the alternative? Oh, any […]

Retirees — Free download of one of my projects (writing books as a boomer)

A typical Mississippi Delta county courthouse; they all have their secrets! I’ve been posting free downloads of my audio book,Who Killed Emmett Till? This particular file is about the murder of Emmett Till, and why it matters today. Afterall, this killing book place back in 1955. Would enjoy your comments after you’ve listened.*****Follow this blog […]

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 […]

My Paradigm Shift in Cuenca, Ecuador as an Expat — a Retirement Transformation, a Metamorphisis. — Finding a New Hat!

 Did you know that Panama Hats really come from Ecuador? I needed to turn my life around (almost entirely), and I am getting there day by day as a retired expat baby boomer living in Cuenca, Ecuador. It has been a series of sharp turns in what I think and what I do, and the […]

New York Lifeguard, fired at 71, wins EEOC Lawsuit

VALLEY STREAM, N.Y. — A New York lifeguard who was fired at age 71 has settled an age-discrimination lawsuit for $65,000. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission tells Newsday (http://bit.ly/LmuN22 ) that Jay Lieberfarb had 50 years of experience as a lifeguard when he failed a Nassau County swimming test in 2009. Lieberfarb lives in Valley […]

Older People Changing Addresses — cite convenience and more

GUEST BLOG 10 Reasons Senior Citizens Change Addresses By Cheryl Owen Sheryl Owen, regularly writes for http://www.changeofaddress.org/. She is a graduate in English literature and currently pursuing her masters in Online Journalism. She can be reached via email at: sheryl3.owen@gmail.com. As our society has become more mobile, we are witnessing our senior citizens become more mobile as […]