Thursday, May 30, 2024
Traditionally, the Holiday Season has been a time to spend at home with family and friends. For many women in our Sixty and Me community, it’s a season of spiritual celebration, gift giving, decorating and enjoying delicious food with loved ones...
Many of us love to travel, but we don’t like the hassles that can come with it. Travel can involve long days, unexpected delays, missed connections and long lines at security checkpoints. Days spent in transit can leave us feeling frustrated and exhausted...
Where are all the ATMs near me? It’s a question that every single one of us has asked at one time or another while in another country. After all, very few of us like to travel with huge bundles of cash and not every shop accepts credit cards, especially for small amounts...
Why had it taken so long for me to go on a cruise? The first thing that comes to mind is that for years I was working and raising a family. Saving for college and retirement. Cruises are not inexpensive, so I wasn’t able to take my family on a cruise, nor was I going to go off alone. Now, the time had come...
Some people stay in one place most or all their lives and are very content. Then there are some, like me, who crave change and move frequently from place to place...
At the beginning of this year, I decided to go on a journey to Bhutan with a stop-over in New Delhi for two days. To test my grit and strengthen my will, I set a challenge every year around my birthday in mid-autumn. I plant yet another seed in my arsenal of things I might do to bring more joy and peace to my life...
Traveling solo can be an enriching and affirming experience. It can also be filled with worry and anxiety if we let self-doubt cloud our journey. Take on the ‘what if’s’ by planning ahead and putting yourself in charge of the resolutions to possible problems...
Claire Westdahl is a legacy. The 71-year-old retired nurse-midwife recently took her 10-year-old granddaughter Mae on her first Road Scholar educational adventure, walking in the footsteps of her mother, who took Claire’s then pre-teen son John on his first Road Scholar adventure over 30 years ago...
We take vacations to relax, get away from our everyday stress and reconnect with friends and loved ones. But sometimes the planning and prep for a vacation can feel like more work than it’s worth...
This is the scenario no one wants to imagine. I went on an Alaskan cruise, healthy and fit, and ended up leaving the ship in an ambulance for the emergency room of the local Ketchikan hospital...