Category Archives: Quality of life

Bussing Along the Atlantic …A Bucket List Item

By Francine Van, Guest Contributor We gathered in excitement, chatting to each other, as we formed our new family for the next fifteen days. What had I been thinking, I thought, waiting in the queue to board. This was a … Continue reading

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Walking into Age …Have you Loved Enough?

By Francine Van, Guest Contributor I live a simple life, my place has basic needs without the richness of excess, although for me, it houses so many life treasures both lived and unlived.  I feel the gratitude of pure luck … Continue reading

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Time Passing By

By Francine Van, Guest Contributor Two years have passed since my last blog at this site. I reflect and remember my exploration of my inner desires to find my creative purpose in this world with retirement fresh. I have made several … Continue reading

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Seniors Online

Learning how to use a computer and the Internet is bringing benefits to the lives of many seniors. These seniors are not the baby boomers whose participation in the workplace coincided with the proliferation of computer technology. These are older … Continue reading

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Transition from full-time work to retirement

By Francine Van, Guest Contributor How does one transition from working full-time to retirement? This is a question I pondered in the months preceding my own retirement. We feel we are working out of necessity when we are working fulltime … Continue reading

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