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Talking Macro: WREL show February 20, 2014

Here are notes from my weekly radio show on WREL Lexington, Virginia. The actual show seldom covers all of the topics I prepare, as what I discuss depends in part on questions from the host, Jim Bresnahan. What follows is thus expands on what I said...

Age Has It’s Privileges! Looking Good at Any Age

Age Has it’s Privileges – Looking Good! Baby Boomers and Seniors are rewriting the book on how to age. We are making up our own rules! Call us the Sandwich Generation or Generation Reinvention, we are being squeezed in many directions but...
by More with Less Today on Feb 18, 2014

Hoping Bulbous Has a Major Brain Fart

Our oldest daughter, Amy (aka Bulbous says her hubby St. Todd de Cubbville) had a brain aneurysm a bunch o’ years ago. This triggered a series of brain operations to fix her head. Above you can see the bump for … Continue reading →H...
by Going Like Sixty on Feb 13, 2014

We Made It Just In Time

We Made It Just In Time Our latest story was just published by BoomerCafe.com, the top U.S. website for Baby Boomers where we submit a monthly story updating readers at BoomerCafe on our travels.  This month’s story shares our transition from...
by applecore on Feb 11, 2014

Gringos Give Back

There is a huge fund-raiser this Sunday in Atenas. It’s the seventh annual Chili Cook Off. There will be 24 teams entered – about 1/3 of them Ticos to give samples to the paying public. In addition, there will be … Continue reading...
by Going Like Sixty on Feb 5, 2014

Printable Retail and Mall Store Coupons Today

Printable Retail and Store Coupons Going to the mall this weekend? Need some retail therapy? Save money on your purchase when you use the retail and store coupons. Thank you to SurvivingtheStores for your help gathering up the best deals! Top Retail...
by More with Less Today on Jan 31, 2014

Life on the Costa Blanca

After arriving in Spain via a Grimaldi Line cruise ship ferry from Italy, we divided a week between the two great cities of Barcelona and Madrid to spend time sightseeing and to visit friends.  There is no question that the highlight of Barcelona wa...
by applecore on Jan 30, 2014

Saving Mr. Banks by Using RunPee.com

We went to see Saving Mr. Banks yesterday. I didn’t get it. Because I had to pee. The End. To make a short story long… I only had a vague idea that Saving Mr. Banks was the story of how Walt … Continue reading →Heres some old...
by Going Like Sixty on Jan 30, 2014

Animated Gif Monday – Super Bowl Flop

BoomSpeak.com is finding some great animated gifs for me! Some of you may not know that the high jumper is doing the “Fosbury Flop” into the Super Size Bowl. … Continue reading →Heres some old fun postsGeeky Animated Gif Monda...
by Going Like Sixty on Jan 27, 2014

Dangerous Bees and High Winds – Let’s Torch ‘em

It’s the windy season in Costa Rica gusts of 10-20 mph It’s also the dry season in Costa Rica – no rain for thirty days. Great day to fire up some torches and burn some bees, no? Si. Our friends … Continue reading →Heres...
by Going Like Sixty on Jan 24, 2014

Muchachas Were Walking With Dinosaurs

Last year to celebrate the end of summer and the soon to beginning of another school year, we took Dylana and Nazareth to the beach. This year, we gave them a choice: going to San Jose to the mall and … Continue reading →Heres some old fu...
by Going Like Sixty on Jan 22, 2014

Transitioning to Spain

We have evolved from our initial goal of living in a different country for awhile to being The 6 Monthers, our current lifestyle of moving to a different country every six months.  Our objective is loaded with challenges as far as observing the tour...
by applecore on Jan 22, 2014

Transitioning to Spain

We have evolved from our initial goal of living in a different country for awhile to being The 6 Monthers, our current lifestyle of moving to a different country every six months.  Our objective is loaded with challenges as far as observing the tour...
by applecore on Jan 22, 2014

Animated Gif Monday – Before The Internet

  I had one of these clacking balls thingies on my desk at one time before the internet. It kept my rapt attention for minutes on end, just like the internet does now. Courtesy. … Continue reading →Heres some old fun postsAnimated Gi...
by Going Like Sixty on Jan 20, 2014

Animated Gif Monday – Just Rasslin’

Little known fact: teevee wrestling is not real. … Continue reading →Heres some old fun postsVergne Gagne Still Has An Awesome Body SlamGeeky Animated Gif MondayOlympics Dumping Wrestling – Iron Sheik and I Are…Geeky Animated...
by Going Like Sixty on Jan 20, 2014

CHEAP THRILLS COCKTAIL TRIBUTE TO JANIS JOPLIN

SOUTHERN COMFORT, CHEAP THRILLS AND THE BLUESA COCKTAIL TRIBUTE TOJANIS LYN JOPLINJanuary 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970   For a child of Woodstock, there is no female singer who holds a candle to Janis Joplin. Her whiskey soaked, bluesy...
by The MARTINI DIVA™ on Jan 19, 2014

The Astonishing Biodiversity Of Costa Rica

Pardon me, while I doff my Minister of Tourism sombrero. I try to avoid gushing about Costa Rica too much. It’s not paradise, don’t let anyone kid you. Anyone that claims it’s paradise is a tourist. But when it comes … Continu...
by Going Like Sixty on Jan 16, 2014

The Ultimate Barcelona Experience

My first surprise about Barcelona, a metropolitan area of five million people, is that the city is only about 150 years old.  The roots of the city go back to Roman times, but the city as we see it now has few remnants older than the mid-19th centur...
by applecore on Jan 14, 2014

The Ultimate Barcelona Experience

My first surprise about Barcelona, a metropolitan area of five million people, is that the city is only about 150 years old.  The roots of the city go back to Roman times, but the city as we see it now has few remnants older than the mid-19th centur...
by applecore on Jan 14, 2014

I’m Joining the Québécois to Protest About Costa Rica National “Highway” 707

As a child of the Sixties… it’s been far too long since I was involved in a protest. The Québécois and I are joining forces in protest over the lack of progress toward improving Costa Rica National Highway 707. Thirty months … Co...
by Going Like Sixty on Jan 14, 2014


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