My Retirement Stories

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

C.S. Lewis
Carlsbad Caverns

Carlbad, New Mexico

Our next stop was Carlsbad, New Mexico. The drive from San Antonio to Carlsbad was beautiful. My ears popped as …

Navarre Beach

Cross-Country Airstream Adventure 2024

We have begun our Cross-Country Airstream Adventure for 2024. Finally, we will be visiting many of the National Parks all …

My favorite art classes

I have just taken two of my favorite art classes from Ardith Goodwin, back-to-back. As you may recall, I took …

My City Kimono

Wearable Art by KSB

Introducing ARTwear by KSB I have learned so much from other artists about ways to create everyday products and wearable …

Aging isn’t for Sissies

I know most of my readers will agree – Aging isn’t for Sissies! Every time I realize I am in …

Airboat ride in The Everglades

We have talked about taking an Airboat ride in the Everglades for years, and we finally did so the other …

Overseas Highway

Season in the Florida Keys

Are you ready for “Season in the Florida Keys”? The peak season is January through March when all the Snowbirds …

Art Classes

I never took any art classes growing up. Wait, I remember one class in high school where the teacher had …

Nantucket lighthouse

Airstream Adventure 2023, Part 2

Traveling from Bar Harbor to Portland was a relatively short drive. On our Airstream Adventures, we try to keep travel …

Kathy and Bill

Airstream Summer 2023, Part 1

Internet connectivity was unfortunately terrible at every stop this summer, so I can only now post an update on the …

E-bike

Don’t FALL!

Ladies, how often do we tell ourselves – “Don’t fall” as we age? Or, should I say, how many times …

Retirement can be lonely

Retirement can be a lonely place. In 2022, we sold our business and retired to the Florida Keys. We had …

Art by KSB at the Shady Palm Art Gallery

To Blog or Paint?

To blog or to paint, that is the question. Most mornings are taken up with Pickleball, as you know. I …

Pickleball is Life

Delray Beach Pickleball is Life

We agree with Delray Beach, Pickleball is Life, and what fun we had playing in our first-ever tournament. As I …

Cilla and Kathy

Practice Pickleball

How do you practice Pickleball? Do those 5 minutes of dinking help? This morning, I watched a few of Simone …

My new art website

At first, I thought adding a section to this blog rather than creating a new art website would be sufficient …

Golf friends

Golf or Pickleball

In retirement, will it be golf or pickleball? Many retirees look forward to spending lots more time on the golf …

Art by KSB

The first art show for “Art by KSB” was this fall at the Morada Art Walk in Islamorada, Florida. Every …

/ acrylic paintings, Art, Art by KSB, Zazzle
Patrice and Kathy

Airline Memories

Flight Attendant At the age of 20, I woke to an ad on the radio that TWA was interviewing bi-lingual …

50th Class Reunion

High School Adventures

What do I remember about my high school adventures? Not that much! I was a good student, got good grades, …

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Rock On, original acrylic/collage by KSB