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  • THE COLORS OF PESACH TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPHY – BILL FERRY – We join our favorite traveler and photographer as he shares images that portray the expansion of Judaism from the Ultra Orthodox to modern times in Israel. Click here and enjoy!   more
  • SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 – WAS THE WAIT WORTH IT? TECHNOLOGY AND YOU – GARY M. KAYE – Samsung has finally released the Galaxy S8 smartphone. After months of rumors and leaks about what might be in it, Samsung appears to have delivered a real winner. If it doesn’t blow up. To say that much of the company’s near-term future rests on the success of ... more
  • TALKING ABOUT ACHES AND PAINS-HELPFUL OR NOT? RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – “OK, girlfriends, no more talk of aches and pains for the remainder of this round”, said my dear friend to our group as we finished the first half of our golf game. Everyone agreed, and after a few reminders, we spent the next two hours talking about anything ... more
  • DAY TRIPPING WITH BILL TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPHY – BILL FERRY – Took a friend out to San Juan Island for the day. First stop was a pullout not far from an early bit of history on the island, American Camp. It was a nice sunny day as we began to tour the island. As we looked out over the Strait of ... more
  • 5TH ANNUAL – THE BEST TECH FOR 50+ TECHNOLOGY AND YOU – GARY M. KAYE – Once again it’s time for Tech50+ to look at the best tech products for our audience in the year gone by. While we did find some truly innovative products, most of our choices represented improvements on already existing products or form factors. Regardless of whether or not ... more
  • TAKE BILL FERRY HOME WITH YOU! TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPHY – BILL FERRY – One of our original and most popular bloggers is Bill Ferry. For photography and travel info, he is great. Now, some of his top photos are available for purchase. JUST CLICK HERE TO SEE SOME OF HIS BEST PHOTOS OVER THE YEARS. more
  • THE BEST FROM THE ELECTRONICS SHOW 2017 TECHNOLOGY AND YOU – GARY M. KAYE –  It’s a place where self-driving cars already fill parking lots…drones choke the skies…and virtual reality surrounds you. It’s the Consumer Electronics Show, the annual Las Vegas event where companies display thousands of their latest gadgets. Many of these gadgets won’t reach the market for years, such as ... more
  • GOOD ADVICE ANYTIME OF THE YEAR RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – Retired, sold the family home the first day it was on the market, moved to Florida and rented a home, knowing only they wanted to live somewhere in southern Florida. So, goes one couple’s retirement experience. How well this goes is yet to be seen. Consider a different ... more
  • SLASHING SOCIAL SECURITY ISN’T NEEDED RETIREMENT – ANDY LANDIS – In late 2016, Representative Sam Johnson (R-TX) recently introduced the “Social Security Reform Act of 2016 (HR 6489). http://samjohnson.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=398516. Congress floats such proposals frequently, but Rep. Johnson’s bill is getting more attention—after all, he is the Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee’s Social Security Subcommittee, and therefore oversees GOP ... more
  • MIND YOUR MEDS – THE PILLDRILL SOLUTION TECHNOLOGY AND YOU – GARY M. KAYE –  Taking pills is not fun. And as we age, chances are that we’ll have to take more pills more often. Not only is that a problem for those who need the medications, but also for those who take care of them. And it’s a 300-billion-dollar problem. That’s ... more