Tag Archives: Happiness

Vacationing with a Stranger

Guest post by Laverne H. Bardy whose humorous, often irreverent, slant on life in general, and aging in particular, draws a large readership. In this post she shares her adventures in senior dating with this story of a less-than-successful vacation. Continue reading

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Moving from Stuck to a World of Yes!

Every once in a while, it strikes us how circumstances can be rearranged in the most creative of ways to make a dreary life into one that is extraordinary. Continue reading

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Starfish One by One Empowers Young Women

We are doing one thing – girls empowerment — and given our model, we cannot expand beyond 300. We want to do a lot for a few instead of doing a little for a lot. ‘The Girl Effect’ is the best way to tackle the otherwise daunting list of problems in Guatemala like malnutrition, environmental degradation, or economic exclusion. Continue reading

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Spending My Retirement Helping Others

Where is the least expensive place I can retire and live like a king and help the people and children of that area? I have retired and am looking to maybe do like you all did for a while. Travel around for low dollars and live well with people. Continue reading

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Meet Two Mexican Road Warriors

While we have moved into being Car Free, Lynne Metcalf and her physician husband, Bernie, are true roadsters, and have a completely different travel style than Billy and I do Continue reading

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The Benefits of Fear

No one enjoys being afraid. But I bet you have never considered that you can capitalize on this uncomfortable feeling. Continue reading

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Turning Trash into Beauty

It started as a simple, volunteer training for mothers in the adult literacy program in Guatemala City. Now Creamos is a thriving business. Continue reading

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Two Kids with Big Dreams

Between the two of us we had $104 left in our savings. We were two kids with big dreams and no money, but we had … Continue reading

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House Sitting My Way Around the World

Choosing to house sit as a means to travel the world is not only an imaginative route but a practical one as well. Continue reading

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The Story of Yes

The bungalow was dark. The only sound was Papi’s rasp, breath after breath. Salvatore knew his Father’s time was near, and he was gripped with… Continue reading

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