I’ve got some fall reading potpourri for you–posts on a variety of topics written by my favorite Boomer bloggers!
Laurie Stone of Musings, Rants, & Scribbles knew Salem, Massachusetts might be spooky, but this was ridiculous. She and her mom had originally booked into the town’s inn for a two-night stay, but there was an overflow, so they ended up in an annex a few blocks away — a large yellow colonial house built in 1834. At first all seemed fine, until the next morning they noticed something strange.
If you want to find inspiration, then Jennifer of Unfold and Begin has some for you: start working. In her current post, she shares thoughts from writers, artists, and even a choreographer who all say that the best way to get inspired is to start working
Most of us are collectors. We accumulate stuff throughout our lives, and eventually part with many of these treasures as we move, downsize, our lifestyle changes, or the items can no longer be used. Meryl Baer of Six Decades and Counting tells the tale of a long-held family possession in this week’s post A Sad Fond Farewell.
On The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide, Rita R. Robison, consumer and personal finance journalist, cautions Medicare recipients to be wary of the hype occurring about Medicare Advantage plans during open enrollment. The plans, which combine Original Medicare with supplemental or medigap policy, could be a worse choice for consumers. Consumers should contact the insurance agency in their state to find a State Health Insurance Assistance Program representative who can help them evaluate medigap policies.
If you found yourself–or are–without a mate, how do you feel about online dating? That’s what Rebecca Olkowski with BabyBoomster.com wants to know in finding a new relationship over 50. Online dating is the way to go these days, but some Boomers are afraid to give it a try. What do you think?
And I’m on the same wavelength with how to get hired after 50, on this post.
Tom at Sightings Over Sixty takes us on a tour this week of an historic battlefield. As he points out in May We Never Go There Again, arguments and divisions are nothing new to our national experience — but hopefully we’ve learned our lesson in pain and blood that Americans are united in freedom, equality and a common destiny.