My Retirement Stories

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

C.S. Lewis
Childhood Christmas

Childhood Memories

Before the iPhone Since the iPhone, we have had more photos than we need of every little thing. Finding one …

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75 Years Old!

It’s hard to believe, but I just turned 75 years old. That’s three-quarters of a Century! I never expected to …

Sophie, Linda and Me

Autumn Memories

Autumn Memories surround the annual celebration of my October birthday. It’s also two of my best friends’ birthdays, so autumn …

Arlington Farm

Harvest Hosts – Arlington Farm

For the first time, we parked our Airstream at a Harvest Hosts location – Arlington Farm in Cape Charles, Virginia …

Painting with Becky Steele

North Myrtle Beach-Last Stop

En route to North Myrtle Beach, our Last Stop, hunger struck. We love North Carolina Barbecue, so I Googled “barbecue …

Toms River Picklebll

Once a Jersey Girl

Sitting on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, listening to a local singer, waiting for the Thursday night fireworks, I …

The Little Island

I Love New York

Whenever I come to the City, I remember how much I love New York. I have so much history here …

Kathy on Rehoboth Boardwalk

Visit to Delaware

This was our first visit to Delaware since we sold our Active Adults Realty brokerage to Bill & Christine Davis …

The Airstream Journey Continues

We headed north from Bryson City, NC, and continued our Airstream Journey along Route 81, towards the Shenandoah Valley. The …

Great Smoky Mountains

Summer 2022 Airstream Journey

Welcome to our first long Airstream journey. Last Fall, we worked the bugs out with a long weekend in Key …

Does painting help the Brain?

Aging and the Brain are topics popping up in my stream, whether on Facebook or in my Inbox. Are you …

Kathy fishing

Islamorada, Fishing Capital of the World

How did I end up in Islamorada, the Fishing Capital of the World? It all began 22 years ago when …

Pickleball injuries

Broken bones, arthritis and replacement joints

I hear another story about broken bones, arthritis and replacement joints whenever I play pickleball. In March of last year, …

Keep your distance

COVID strikes home

It’s hard to believe that it’s the middle of 2022. For more than two years, the world has been dealing …

Captain Bill and his boat

We bought a boat

Part of our original retirement plan included a fishing boat, and we can check that off now – we bought …

Relaxing at the campsite

Camping at Disney World

When I knew we would go to Sean’s wedding in Vero Beach, I pulled out the Florida map and saw …

Sarah's Wedding

Florida weddings

This Spring, Florida weddings were on our calendar. As a result, we were on the road for almost half the …

Airstream Christmas

Florida is a big state

Florida is a big state, especially compared to where we used to live – Delaware. Florida is about 28 times …

When is the best time to buy in a new home community?

Have you noticed that a lot of retirees that relocate move into a new home community? They may be age-restricted, …

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Rock On, original acrylic/collage by KSB