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Reasons to Study in Later Life

Further education is wasted on the young. Yes, they enjoy the parties, and their first taste of freedom, but do they truly appreciate the education? Sure, a lot probably do, but not all. Besides which, who really knows what they … Continue read...
by Going Like Sixty on Dec 20, 2016

The Late Boomer Trailer

Dr. Pete Newmans (Johnny Simmons) is a successful sex therapist whose practice is devoted to helping people re-channel their sexual impulses. When his doctors discover a pituitary tumor that has delayed his onset of puberty for 15 years, Pete undergo...
by Box Office Buz on Aug 24, 2016

Let Us Prey

I grew up with horror films. Not that my mother encouraged or approved this behavior, but I was a kid with a lot of phobias. With no father around to protect us from what dangers might lurk out there, I … Continue reading →...

Michael Phelps Reveals He Has Been Listening To Old Lil Wayne Songs Before His Races At Rio 2016 Olympics

Michael Phelps has been killing the Rio 2016 Olympics this summer and before his swimming races, he is seen listening to music through his custom Beats headphones. During a live Facebook broadcast a few days ago, the American swimmer confirmed he has...
by Lil Wayne on Aug 16, 2016

‘Stand By Me’ was my childhood

The movie Stand By Me was released thirty years ago. Without the searching for the dead body, my childhood was reflected pretty closely by the movie. It was set in the summer of 1959 – I was twelve years old … Continue reading →Here...
by Going Like Sixty on Aug 9, 2016

Strength Training Over 50, Age is Only a State of Mind

Many people believe that once you reach the age of 50 your health and fitness start to decline.  That's an urban myth and here's why.  People who perceive themselves as old and feeble are more likely to stop participating in the activities...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Jul 29, 2016

Rainbow Family of Light Event – Love In?

July 4th Hippie Gathering Gearing Up For Rainbow Family of Light What are you planning for the 4th of July?  Thousands of freedom and peace loving peoples of all races and ages are pouring into Green Mountain National Forest in Mt. Tabor, Vermont fo...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Jun 29, 2016

How historians, psychologists may help the ultrarich avoid squandering fortunes

MINNEAPOLIS — A new breed of wealth consultant to America’s richest families is doing more than pore over financial reports. They’re digging into genealogy records and pulling out the... That's not all, read on!

Street Signs Making an Appearance in Atenas

Atenas is another step closer to having real street addresses – at least in the central business district. Street signs will be installed! Previously, a business was known by it’s location in relation to another business or landmark…...
by Going Like Sixty on Apr 14, 2016

Street Signs Making an Appearance in Atenas

Atenas is another step closer to having real street addresses – at least in the central business district. Street signs will be installed! Previously, a business was known by it’s location in relation to another business or landmark…...
by Going Like Sixty on Apr 14, 2016

Street Signs Making an Appearance in Atenas

Atenas is another step closer to having real street addresses – at least in the central business district. Street signs will be installed! Previously, a business was known by it’s location in relation to another business or landmark…...
by Going Like Sixty on Apr 14, 2016

Baby Boomers Hit The Road – Senior Travel is not Like it Use to be

Baby boomers are hitting the road and travelling further and longer. Senior Travel is one of the fastest growing travel markets around the world. We are more cashed up than our parents were, we want to travel further, travel longer and we want to do...
by theplanetd on Apr 10, 2016

Classic No Agenda Podcast from Two European-American Old People

Adam Curry (above) and John C. Dvorak, two European-American individuals do a twice weekly podcast. (listen here) This latest episode is one of their best.  They found the Bias Free Language Guide, (opens PDF) a non-official guide to “inclusiv...
by Going Like Sixty on Apr 1, 2016

Classic No Agenda Podcast from Two European-American Old People

Adam Curry (above) and John C. Dvorak, two European-American individuals do a twice weekly podcast. This latest episode is one of their best.  They found the Bias Free Language Guide, (opens PDF) a non-official guide to “inclusive” langu...
by Going Like Sixty on Apr 1, 2016

Barbara Mason-Yes I’m Ready – 1 Hit Wonder

There are some songs that bring back memories to we baby boomers.  One of those is “Yes I’m Ready” by Barbara Mason.  To many of us it was one of those coming of age songs.  We did not know a whole lot about love in 1965, when he...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Mar 28, 2016

Boomer Internet Use Will Surprise You

Due to the large number of Baby Boomers many of the upcoming generations see them as a liability.  The boomer demographic has forced other generations to rethink economic security, work, housing, and communities for older people. Boomer are draining...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Mar 23, 2016

Ravi Shankar and Hippies

    I knew nothing of Ravi Shankar before Woodstock.  I imagine that I am not alone in that regard.  Before we go on to his relationship to the other performers and the multitude who gathered on the Age of Aquarius sacred grounds, have a...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Mar 21, 2016

Mere Monsters

While my colleagues and I wait to hear if our monster session will be approved, my thoughts naturally turn to the taxonomy of monsters. One of the perennial problems in the study of monsters is that definitions vary widely. We … Continue readin...

Best Margarita in Guacimo Costa Rica

… Continue reading →Heres some old fun postsIn Search of Wild Guacimo Costa Rica The New York Times is searching for Wild Costa Rica. They are in the southern zone. Here is wild life we see regularly in Guacimo de Atenas, Alajuela, Costa...
by Going Like Sixty on Feb 23, 2016

Peace Corps Founder Sargent Shriver

The family of Peace Corps founder, Sargent Shriver said they were “overwhelmed by support,” upon the passing of Sargent Shriver on Tuesday, January 18, 2011.  The world, even though we did not all know him, got a whole lot of support fro...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Feb 19, 2016


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