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Our Tour of The Vatican

Nothing quite prepares you for viewing The Vatican.  Vatican City looks small on the map, and compared to the rest of Rome it is fairly small.  However, it takes four hours just to walk through the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and Saint Pete...
by applecore on Jan 10, 2014

Our Tour of The Vatican

Nothing quite prepares you for viewing The Vatican.  Vatican City looks small on the map, and compared to the rest of Rome it is fairly small.  However, it takes four hours just to walk through the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and Saint Pete...
by applecore on Jan 10, 2014

First Impressions from Rome

This is my first visit to Rome.  My wife, Florence, has visited Rome on five occasions prior to this visit, so she is excited for me to experience awe and wonder of The Eternal City.   She loves to describe the sights I am about to lay my eyes on...
by applecore on Jan 6, 2014

Animated Gif Monday – The Nicaraguan Army At War

Whoops… not a good thing when your mortar lands six feet from the launcher. Thanks BoomSpeak.com … Continue reading →Heres some old fun postsGeeky Animated Gif Monday – Labor Day at the Beach?Geeky Animated Gif MondayGeeky Ani...
by Going Like Sixty on Jan 6, 2014

First Impressions from Rome

This is my first visit to Rome.  My wife, Florence, has visited Rome on five occasions prior to this visit, so she is excited for me to experience awe and wonder of The Eternal City.   She loves to describe the sights I am about to lay my eyes on...
by applecore on Jan 6, 2014

Famous Women and Their Odd Links

Kellie Pickler Gets Pickled Terri Hatcher Scratching Her Butt Shirley Jones Nude Playgirl Joan Van Ark Bad Plastic Surgery Kristen Saint Tropez Sailing Eve Torres Kills on Stars Earn Stripes Katherine Heigel Eating a Hostess Cupcake (Vintage Collecti...
by Going Like Sixty on Jan 5, 2014

Family Circus New Year’s Day 2014

I bought a wooden chaise lounge at Mike and Joni’s New Year’s Eve party last night. In Costa Rica the unusual is the usual. Dave, a guy who Mike and Joni know, is a wood worker that I met on … Continue reading →Heres some old...
by Going Like Sixty on Jan 2, 2014

The Top 10 Best Things About Croatia

Counting down, these items make my list of the ten best things I discovered about Croatia. 10. Fresh fruits and vegetables Everything grows fresh in Croatia.  We were fortunate to be living in Croatia during harvest season.  There were melons, pome...
by applecore on Jan 1, 2014

Boomer Boys Lusted After These Babes of the 50′s and 60′s

Of course, there was Annette. Let’s just go ahead an put her at the top of every young boy’s list who was growing up in the 50′s and 60′s. These boomer teen hotties are all television child stars, but some … Continue rea...
by Going Like Sixty on Jan 1, 2014

The Top 10 Best Things About Croatia

Counting down, these items make my list of the ten best things I discovered about Croatia. 10. Fresh fruits and vegetables Everything grows fresh in Croatia.  We were fortunate to be living in Croatia during harvest season.  There were melons, pome...
by applecore on Jan 1, 2014

Baby Boomers Start Migrating to College Towns

Devalued stock portfolios, vanishing pension funds and worries about Social Security funding is spelling significant financial insecurity for some members of the baby boomer generation. But unlike their parents, who wanted to quit working and stay pu...
by The Retirement Blog on Dec 31, 2013

2013 Annual Report Is Ridiculously Fascinating

Just for the record… This blog was viewed about 180,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 8 days for that many people to see it. Because I equate GoingLikeSixty.com with … Continue reading U...
by Going Like Sixty on Dec 31, 2013

Time to Split, Croatia

Split, the second largest city on the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia, is our point of departure by ferry to Italy later this week.  In English ‘split’ means to leave.  Although we are less than eager to leave Croatia because of the bonds of friends...
by applecore on Dec 30, 2013

Time to Split, Croatia

Split, the second largest city on the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia, is our point of departure by ferry to Italy later this week.  In English ‘split’ means to leave.  Although we are less than eager to leave Croatia because of the bonds of friends...
by applecore on Dec 30, 2013

Reflections on Croatia

We made a good choice to make the medieval town of Šibenik our home for our time in Croatia.  I cannot describe the feeling of living in a town where the buildings date back to the 15th century and the history of the town dates back to Roman times.
by applecore on Dec 27, 2013

Reflections on Croatia

We made a good choice to make the medieval town of Šibenik our home for our time in Croatia.  I cannot describe the feeling of living in a town where the buildings date back to the 15th century and the history of the town dates back to Roman times.
by applecore on Dec 27, 2013

Solved – The Costa Rica Construction Delays

  The construction congestion is not due to lane closures, machinery or the platina itself, but rather caused by rubberneckers ogling the butts of the women hard at work.  Are you a fool most days? just on April Fool’s Day? … Continue r...
by Going Like Sixty on Dec 25, 2013

Note To Costa Rica: I’m *Still* Not Laundering Money

  Boomer Walter White, of Breaking Bad, may have set back the image of Boomers as being harmless by decades. And it may have reached all the way to Costa Rica. Today, I had to sign a twenty page document … Continue reading →Heres som...
by Going Like Sixty on Dec 19, 2013

Planning Arrangements For Your Funeral in Costa Rica

Yup. Serious stuff. The kind of post you don’t find here usually. But if you move here, you may die here. If you’re vacationing, you probably will have your body shipped back to the old country. In the U.S. funeral … Continue readin...
by Going Like Sixty on Dec 17, 2013

Baby It’s Code Outside: I Remember HTML

A bunch of Brooklyn high school kids are learning to code. Around 20 students from Achievement First University Prep High School travelled to Codeacademy‘s Chelsea office on Wednesday to participate in an Hour of Code. The event was held in the...
by Going Like Sixty on Dec 17, 2013


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