Monthly Archives: July 2012

IRONMAN PART 2; THE RACE

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPY – BILL FERRY      

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RETIRE IN TENNESSEE

PLACES TO RETIRE – TENNESSEE RETIREMENT – Tennessee has three geographic regions, represented by the three stars on the Tennessee flag, each with their own unique beauty: the heather-colored peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains, the lush green valleys in the central … Continue reading

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RETIRE IN VIRGINIA

PLACES TO RETIRE – VIRGINIA RETIREMENT – Virginia is a state of mind-boggling density. Every acre of soil is packed with some saga of national significance, be it the USA’s colonization, Revolution or Civil War. The geographic setting is stunning, with long … Continue reading

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RETIRE IN IOWA

 PLACES TO RETIRE – IOWA RETIREMENT – Iowa is a Native-American term meaning  “beautiful land”. Immigrants flooded into Iowa from all parts of the world after the 1832 Black Hawk War pushed local Native Americans westward. These were serious farmers, … Continue reading

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AS SEEN ON TV…..DOES IT WORK?

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER– In the interest of science and my own personal quest I have tried a variety of treatments that I have seen demonstrated on TV.   They include laser hair removal, Pelleve, and Synergie. The big … Continue reading

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RETIRE IN TEXAS – Part 4 of 4

PLACES TO RETIRE – TEXAS RETIREMENT Part 4 of 4: The Texas Hill Country and South Texas plains – Austin and San Antonio – This area of South Texas is composed of plains and brush country that stretches from the edges of … Continue reading

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RETIRE IN TEXAS – Part 3 of 4

 PLACES TO RETIRE – TEXAS RETIREMENT Part 3 of 4: The Prairies and Lakes region – Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington – This area of north central and central Texas is a transition between the plains of the West Texas Panhandle and … Continue reading

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MY COURAGEOUS FRIEND

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM– Almost 40 years after I graduated from high school, I received a Facebook friend request from one of my best high school friends with whom I had lost touch.   We were thrilled to reconnect … Continue reading

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RETIRE IN TEXAS – Part 2 of 4

PLACES TO RETIRE – TEXAS RETIREMENT Part 2 of 4: Gulf Coast – Houston and Corpus Christi – The Gulf Coast stretches along the Gulf of Mexico for hundreds of miles, and the region includes cities such as Corpus Christi, Galveston, … Continue reading

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BOOMER DREAMS; CO-HOUSING AND RELATED OPTIONS, PART 1

ACTIVE RETIREMENT LIVING – MADELINE HILL & FRIENDS – By Christine. Ellee Celler’s recent discussion of cohousing reminded me that when I came here to Mountain Meadows (MM) seven years ago, I’d been hoping to find cohousing. I had the vague … Continue reading

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