Editorials (Lifestyle)

“Retired and Bored”

Retirement is seen as the time that you finally get to relax, enjoy life and get to some of those hobbies, vacations and projects that you never had time for in your working life. But some retirees lose the plot after a while and fall into depression, lethargy and lose interest in many of the […]

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“I have a problem”

I’ve got a problem. It’s hard to explain what the problem is exactly because the problem itself is always morphing into something else. It seems as though there is a void (not the medical term) within my bodily structure that needs to be constantly fed with what I like to call “problems” or “worries”. These […]

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Retiring soon?

Like a good ol’ working soldier you started putting money away for retirement when you landed your first job in your early 20’s, right? Wrong. So, the first question you need to ask yourself is, can I afford to retire? How much you need to retire will depend on how you want to live. Many […]

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“The Strolling Bones”

It’s hard to believe that Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones will be 78 years old this July (2021). The thought that most seniors grew up to the soundtrack of The Beatles, The Who, Led Zeppelin, CCR, and The Doors to name but a few, kind of makes you realize that we Baby Boomers really […]

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“2020 in a nutshell”

After the passing of both my sister (46) and brother (62) in 2019, I was ready to turn the page on a bad year and had high hopes for 2020. Careful what you wish for. The year started with the devastating bush fires in Australia, it seemed that the fires would never go out. When […]

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“Ramblings of a Mad Man”

What is Consciousness? Everything is made up of “stuff”, atoms, subatomic particles, photons, the chair, the sun, trees….all of it. Even light is made up of “stuff”. We humans assume a lot. If we only existed in a cave and saw only shadows, that would be all we knew and we’d build stories around the […]

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Rabbit Holes in Gettysburg

After enjoying the novelty of “sleeping in” after years of waking up before the sunrise. I found myself setting my alarm, yet again, but this time it was to prevent myself from waking up at the crack of NOON. Things were starting to sag, time was starting to drag and I started to wonder, how […]

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