Retirement Diary: The First 7 Seconds

I accomplished my main retirement goal within the first seven seconds of the first day.

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On Life and Love after 50: Why High School Reunions are Good Places for Singles to Meet

In a recent e-newsletter, I wrote about a couple who started dating after reuniting at their high school reunion in 2018. The woman lives in Illinois; the man lives in California, near his three daughters, seven grandchildren, and 96-year-old mom.

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Music and Memories

“Music has charms to soothe a savage beast, to soften rocks or bend a knotted oak.”

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On Life and Love after 50: Pennsylvania Woman, 63, Would Like to Meet a Mate

With spring in the air and the COVID-19 pandemic easing, single seniors are starting to think about romance.

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On Life and Love after 50: The Doo Wop Quiz

Every Friday morning, I publish a free weekly e-newsletter titled, “On Life and Love after 50.” It is emailed to approximately 2,100 readers, many of whom live in Pennsylvania.

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Booming Voice: Remotely Unsuccessful

My three closest former officemates from the 501 building and I recently met for our first get-together dinner meeting post-COVID. We have kept in touch, even though two of my friends retired in 2007, seven years before my final logoff.

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On Life and Love after 50: Moving in is Easier than Moving Out

Recently, two women emailed me about difficult cohabitation situations with men. Both women admit to ignoring red flags in the early days of their respective relationships.

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On Life and Love after 50: 2 Websites that Combat Fraud and Romance Scams

Do you know that a “friend request” you receive on Facebook or an offer for a free COVID-19 test on Instagram might be from romance scammers trying to steal your money?

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Wrinkle Injections Won’t Erase Attitudes

A neighbor of mine recently returned from Brazil. While in Rio, she decided to indulge in Botox injections and a lip-plumping treatment because she was worried about tiny lines around her mouth and eyes.

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