Blog Posts - Boomer



Spending a Life Together – 47 Years So Far

47 years ago August 17, 1968, Nancy and I started the rest of our lives together. Happy Anniversary Nancy! Still love you a lot… To celebrate we are going to see the movie Trainwreck.  After our wedding ceremony at the Quincy, … Continu...
by Going Like Sixty on Aug 16, 2015

I remember Hee Haw, C’mon on Netflix, We Need Pickin’ & Grinnin’

We’re big fans of streaming TeeVee on Netflix. We often choose what we are gonna watch based on the series or number of episodes available. Netflix is recommending a lot of BBC series based on what we have previously watched. Imagine if ̷...
by Going Like Sixty on Aug 5, 2015

My Twitter Hashtag Entry Soars to Top of Podcast

  I’ve been having some fun Tweeting. One of the ways I’m entertaining myself, aside from retweeting fun stuff and opining on anything that enters my Twitter, is playing the Hashtag game. If you want to follow me, I’m GoingLike...
by Going Like Sixty on Jul 20, 2015

Earn a Living Anywhere

Earning a living gets more difficult as the years go on there’s no doubt about it – so sometimes you need to be a little bit more innovative, to make some cash without having to have a 9-5 job and … Continue reading → Heres some...
by Going Like Sixty on Jun 28, 2015

Balancing Your Physical Energy As You Age

Ashrita_at_Stonehenge. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Starting your daily activity in your spiritual energy, then mastering your mental energy allows a harmonious flow of energy into your physical activities. Your physical body is the end result of the cre...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Jun 26, 2015

I Can’t Handle Being a Well Known Blogger

For bloggers there is a certain warm feeling, that despite what you write on your blog, the chances of meeting anyone in person someone who reads the blog are pretty slim. The chances of meeting someone who reads your blog … Continue reading &#...
by Going Like Sixty on Jun 12, 2015

Becoming an Icon

A kid among the Monster Boomers can’t let the death of Christopher Lee go by without comment. How many hours of my childhood were spent watching movies on Saturday afternoon TV with his many personae arresting my attention? And, of … Cont...

How NOT to Impress Costa Rica Politicians

I attended my first town council meeting. Ever. I got thrown out of my first town council meeting. Ever. Monday evening, some of the residents of Guacimo de Atenas decided to register their displeasure with lack of action to repair … Continue r...
by Going Like Sixty on Jun 2, 2015

Twitter Kindles a Ferris State College Memory

I’m enjoying the Twitter a lot these days. It’s enabled some intercourse with people who I’ve never met face-to-face. AND BTW, aren’t you glad they call it Social Media rather than Social Intercourse? Anyways… As I̵...
by Going Like Sixty on May 30, 2015

Carpe Diem – On Strike, Shut It Down

There was an impromptu trucker’s strike blocking many of the major highways in Costa Rica. Usually they announce well in advance the stoppage so people aren’t surprised. Not today. The Autopista Del Sol, the major highway from the Pacific...
by Going Like Sixty on May 5, 2015

Communicating With The Dead: The Hand On The Mirror

The question of what happens after we die has always challenged us. The topic makes us uneasy. Here we are, living active and full lives. Why do we even want to think about death? Then it strikes. We lose someone … Continue reading → Her...
by Going Like Sixty on May 1, 2015

Protected: Communicating With The Dead: The Hand On The Mirror

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. Heres some old fun posts Disney World Has Always Been for Big Kids. Take the Lucky Seven Quiz The Only Question Left: How Lousy a Life Did I Lead? Raise Your Hands if You Drive Danny Gans: Con M...
by Going Like Sixty on May 1, 2015

Boomer Mailman Doug Hughes; Non-violent Civil Disobedience Hero

To a lot of Baby Boomers who grew up in the times of non-violent civil disobedience, Doug Hughes maybe a hero. Think Boston Tea Partiers Susan B. Anthony Martin Luther King Rosa Parks Can’t compare, you say? Consider Doug Hughes … Continu...
by Going Like Sixty on Apr 18, 2015

10 Tips to Get Mentally Ready to Retire

When Marty Stroud retired at 65, his retirement savings were not his biggest issue. In fact, he had enough to live comfortably. Marty’s problem was finding a new routine after having spent decades in an all-consuming 9-to-5 job. "I lost purpose. Ga...
by 50plusfinance on Mar 30, 2015

Do you know a credit card debt victim? : The Saturday Weekend Review #111

WILL ANYONE LISTEN?   We all know someone who constantly whines about money and plays the credit card debt victim role yet does nothing about it. Having credit card debt and struggling to pay it off is a stressful place to be for anyone especial...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Feb 28, 2015

Know your rights in healthcare facilities

In September 2013, the Daily Mirror published an article about 700 victims of bedsores. One man died from a stage four bedsore. He was 70, had diabetes and had been left in a wheelchair for 10 hours. The diabetes put … Continue reading →...
by Going Like Sixty on Feb 24, 2015

Dust Control In Costa Rica – Postre para Las Vacas (dessert for the cows)

As a country boy, I can remember the good old days when a dusty road was controlled by spraying used motor oil on it. In eco-friendly Costa Rica, they banned this practice because all the oil eventually ends up in … Continue reading → He...
by Going Like Sixty on Feb 24, 2015

I Found The Troll on The World Golf Tour

I’m kinda hooked on a computer game – that isn’t Angry Birds, or Candy Crush, or Words With Friends, etc. etc. It’s a golf game. It’s fun. There are world-famous golf courses that can be “played” as a single...
by Going Like Sixty on Feb 4, 2015

Seated Row, My Second Favorite Exercise for Developing Upper Back Strength

Last post I showed you the lat pulldown as one of my favorite exercises for strengthening your upper back.  Now I'd like to introduce you to my second favorite, seated rows.  The seated row is also an exercise that targets the muscles of th...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Feb 4, 2015

Geezers in Costa Rica Can’t Hear Either

There is a common joke floating around our group about Raw Birds… Which is code for Wrong Words. You know, those times when the wife says something and the husband replies to something totally different because he didn’t hear?  Like R...
by Going Like Sixty on Jan 24, 2015


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