Relationships!

Treasure your relationships, not your possessions. ~ A.J. D’Angelo On this day of scary things how great is it that this particular blog post is going live on Halloween?! Relationships, all kinds of relationships, are an important part of life planning and...

I think taking care of yourself, health-wise, in every way, is 100% a winner. ~ E. Stritch Oh my gosh! Nearly my favorite topic! I promise, I’ll try to keep this brief and not get too nutty about it. I promise I’ll try but that is no guarantee! You’ve no doubt heard...

I Don’t Have Time

The supposed great misery of our century is our lack of time. ~ J. Fowles I have been asking you to think things through in the past couple of months. In the summer I did a series of Live videos on Facebook and was surprised when people sent me feedback that that they...

Planning? Design?

Design is not just about what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. ~ S. Jobs OK, I know. You hear those words and think of interior design or planning commission. Those are the ideas I had when I started hearing the phrasing a few years ago but then...

Can’t You Just Decide?

You have to keep adapting to the times. If you kind of go with it, it can be kind of fun. B. Corgan You know that feeling when someone kicks you in the butt and it is for your ‘own good’? And you know it really is for your own good? Well, that’s what’s been going on...

Do’s and Don’ts: Your Will

Your journey need ends. Life has a way of changing things in incredible ways. ~ A. Volkov I’m just going to say this out loud ~ a whole lot of people mess up their wills. They end up tainting how others see them by how they behave in the here and now. How about if we...

Learn Something New, Help Your Brain

If I’ve got food and water, as long as I can exercise my mind and keep it nimble, then I’ll be okay. ~ R. Walton We don’t often think about it but the saying, “use it or lose it” applies to our brains, not just our biceps. In the case of our brains it could be changed...

Seriously? I Must Have Heard That Incorrectly

Be nice to your children. After all, they are going to choose your nursing home. ~ S. Wright I have to tell you, I was blown away. Actually, so blown away that I don’t think my reply was very coherent or perhaps it never even got close to the question asked. It was at...

10 Unexpected Retirement Activities

n You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen. P. Coelho I realize a few weeks ago I was telling you all about how you can get into the swing of retirement well before your retired years show up...

How Do I Even Start Saving Money?

Save your money. You’re going to need twice as much money in your old age as you think. M. Caine I had the best conversation not all that long ago with a young woman who was about to graduate with a Master’s degree! Here’s what she said, “I know I should be thinking...