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Need to Get Rid of Underwear? Ask Me to Move In

Hanes is leaving Costa Rica. Cartex, a subsidiary of U.S.-based Hanes Brands which has produced men’s underwear for export around the globe from Costa Rica for the last 40 years, announced it will close its operations in Costa Rica and … Cont...
by Going Like Sixty on Sep 10, 2014

Animated Gif Monday – Exploding Angel

… Continue reading → Heres some old fun posts Geeky Animated Gif Monday Geeky Animated Gif Monday – Flapping Flyer Geeky Animated Gif Monday Geeky Animated Gif Monday – Labor Day at the Beach? Geeky Animated Gif Monday Th...
by Going Like Sixty on Sep 8, 2014

Diamond Peak Dream Cast

I’ve always imagined The Diamond Peak Series as a movie because I first saw it as a movie in my head, but if anyone did want to make the series into movies, who would play the characters? Casting is really important. If the actors don’t...

5 low cost cell phone plans for boomer/geezers

Here are five low cost, no-contract plans for the social senior living in the U.S.: $20 Unlimited Talk and Text —PTel Mobile, one of America’s original no-contract wireless companies, just launched five new unlimited no-contract plans starting a...
by Going Like Sixty on Aug 22, 2014

Baby Boomer Women on the Road

Baby Boomer Women on the Road  Baby Boomer Women on the Road:  Solo Travel Ideas & Tips for Traveling Alone Have you always been hesitant to travel by yourself? While taking a trip on your own requires lots of hard work, it can also be...
by The Things Women Want on Aug 11, 2014

Road Trips in Costa Rica Can Be Similar to Route 66.

Taking a road trip in Costa Rica is like taking a road trip on Route 66 in the “good old days.” Route 66 was the original pathway for going across the country. It was created in 1926 and decommissioned in … Continue reading →...
by Going Like Sixty on Jul 25, 2014

Animated Gif Monday – Got the Sloth Itch

Read Boomspeak.com … Continue reading → Heres some old fun posts Geeky Animated Gif Monday – Labor Day at the Beach? Geeky Animated Gif Monday Geeky Animated Gif Monday Geeky Animated Gif Monday – Hitchhiker Geeky Animated G...
by Going Like Sixty on Jul 14, 2014

Is Bob Lefsetz Suffering From Early Onset Thought Disorder? Methinks Yes.

Bob Lefsetz is the author of The Lefsetz Letter an online record-biz op-ed that mixes analysis, rants, boomer-rock reveries, and the odd bit of futurism. Like most music bloggers, Lefsetz posts frequently and verbosely; unlike most music bloggers, h...
by Going Like Sixty on Jul 6, 2014

Atenas Costa Rica Rain Report for June 2014

A total of 13 inches of rain fell during June, 2014 on lil ole Sedolsoder in lil ole Guacimo de Atenas. I thought it was a lot for this early in the rainy season, but checking my official records it’s … Continue reading → Heres som...
by Going Like Sixty on Jul 2, 2014

Thoughts and Recollections of Spain

In just a few short days we will be departing Spain, and I am reflection on our experiences here as we prepare to leave. Spain has impressed me in a number of ways – some good and some not so much. Many of these impressions will become my memories...
by applecore on Jun 30, 2014

Thoughts and Recollections of Spain

In just a few short days we will be departing Spain, and I am reflection on our experiences here as we prepare to leave. Spain has impressed me in a number of ways – some good and some not so much. Many of these impressions will become my memories...
by applecore on Jun 30, 2014

Scary Phone Call Takes Me Back to Class of ’65

I got a scary phone call the other day. If was from Larry Bowerman regarding the fiftieth reunion of the Quincy (MI) High School Class of ’65. It’s been 50 year’s since I graduated from high school. 50 years. Scary. Actually, ̷...
by Going Like Sixty on Jun 29, 2014

Enjoying the Costa Rica World Cup Soccer Experience

I hope someday you can experience the Costa Rica World Cup experience. Or the Croatia World Cup experience, or Honduras…. For a country like Costa Rica to even qualify to play for the World Cup is unusual. The last time they … Continue r...
by Going Like Sixty on Jun 28, 2014

Cone of Shame Classic – Andrea In Cone

Andrea wouldn’t submit her pooch to the Cone of Shame without experiencing it herself first. Her expression says it all… right? … Continue reading → Heres some old fun posts Cone of Shame Classic – Eye on the Ball Cone...
by Going Like Sixty on Jun 27, 2014

When Whales Are Dangerous – Classic Sea Hunt

  A classic Sea Hunt! Full of lame dialog, music, characters and “action.” Was one of my favorite tv ahows when growing up. Sea Hunt: Season 2, Episode 6 The Stunt (8 Feb. 1959) Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Lisa Gaye, Jack … Continue...
by Going Like Sixty on Jun 26, 2014

News and Sports from a Global Perspective

While living abroad over the past three years we have witnessed several historic moments up close. When we were in Mexico in March, 2013, we experienced firsthand the collective elation of the Latin American world when the Argentine cardinal, Jorge M...
by applecore on Jun 20, 2014

News and Sports from a Global Perspective

While living abroad over the past three years we have witnessed several historic moments up close. When we were in Mexico in March, 2013, we experienced firsthand the collective elation of the Latin American world when the Argentine cardinal, Jorge M...
by applecore on Jun 20, 2014

Shorts For Women After 40? Here’s How to Wear Them

The Glam Gals share their tips on how to wear shorts when you are over 40. Check out these tips to have you looking slim and classy.
by The Glam Gals on Jun 18, 2014

Cone of Shame Classic – Licker Prevention

Clever and often-needed use for the Cone of Shame – even though it’s a cartoon, I am often tempted to see if it would work. Got a Cone of Shame (Elizabethan Collar) Classic? Send it to DogsWithCones@gmail.com … Continue reading U...
by Going Like Sixty on Jun 7, 2014

University of Louisville Symphony Performs in Atenas Costa Rica (Slideshow)

Photos Courtesy of JanAbbottphoto.com More photos on her website. Look in the “Music” gallery for the Costa Rica tour. A select group of members from the University of Louisville Orchestra and vocal soloists brought their talents to Costa...
by Going Like Sixty on Jun 3, 2014


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