Retired concert pianist Deirdre Larkin completed her first race at 78 years old. She later broke the half-marathon world record for runners over the age of 85.
For every William Eaton, there is the laid off factory worker, the no longer relevant middle manager, the woman -- or man
More than a month after the election result that felt like sticking your finger into an electric socket and leaving it there for weeks, the calm is setting in. With the calm comes resolve.
A couple of weeks ago my husband had business in Jacksonville, Florida. I asked to tag along as that city has so much nostalgia for me. Landon was my high school and we lived in a quaint apartment on San Marco Boulevard.
Now, how hard can it be? Don't we women always envy men for just having to put on a suit, a shirt and a tie and look OK? So why would we trust a man with world peace and new jobs if he can't even look and dress like a fairly professional and decent looking guy?
I had wanted to visit Austin, Texas for decades. It started when I was a young man, bitten by the blues bug and worshipping Texas guitar players.
In Hua Hin, Thailand, a retiree's monthly budget of $610 includes a weekly massage for $8, health insurance, and a round of golf. It also covers eating out at least twice a day.
Last spring I began interviewing women over 50, 60, 70, and 80 for an online video series about the importance of staying visible as we age. It was the most challenging project I had ever done.