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Slaying the Dragon of Male Menopause

One of the world’s best kept secrets is that men go through a change of life or male menopause. It is called Andropause and normally occurs between the ages of 45-60. Continue reading

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Location Suggestions for Single Retiree?

As far as where to recommend one to retire when they are single, I’m afraid I don’t have any clear answers. But why not try these suggested locations? Continue reading

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Is 61 Too Old to Be a Gypsy?

Are you still traveling and exploring as you did 20 years ago or are you going to slow up on your travels/adventures? Continue reading

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Is Chapala, Mexico the Place for You?

We once rented a beautiful place – spacious, sunny, all new appliances and fit our every need — except one of the neighbors had a yelping uncontrolled dog and she fed 15 feral cats… which made living there very uncomfortable! Continue reading

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Aging: Not All Fun and Games

He cocked his head. “Oh? That’s good to know. You’re very marketable, you know.” What a strange way to express a compliment, I thought.
Then he added, “You do still drive at night, don’t you? I know a number of men I’m certain would be interested in you, but none of them drive after dark.” Continue reading

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My Life as an Expat in Chiang Khong

Even 10 or 12 years ago if anyone had suggested I would leave my country of Australia, my home, family, friends and go and live somewhere far, far away from everything familiar to me, I would have laughed and told them they were “barking mad.” Continue reading

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Challenging My Legacy

Today, I left the house without making my bed. This may not sound like a big deal, but for me it was the ultimate act of rebellion and bravery. Continue reading

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Relocating: How Do I Choose the Clothes and Accessories to Bring?

What happened was that styles changed, my body shape changed, and things like high heels — for me — were not the kind of shoes I could navigate in on cobblestone streets and broken sidewalks. I had gorgeous snakeskin and eel skin bags and matching shoes — which, since I kept them — simply dried out without the joy of my wearing them to death. Continue reading

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Behind Closed Doors

“So,” I continued, “it’s not that you have lost interest in sex; it’s that you’ve lost interest in sex with your husbands.” Continue reading

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That’s Life

Oh boy. Emotionally, I didn’t want to be here. I tried to have a light, friendly conversation on a safe topic and here I am, right in the middle of it. Continue reading

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