Meryl Baer of Six Decades and Counting is dedicated to never shopping on Black Friday, and usually avoids large stores and shopping centers throughout the year. But a few days before this year’s national event she and her hub ventured inside a Costco store.
Tom Sightings of Sightings Over 60 chose this week to reprise a Thanksgiving piece from four years ago. You might agree that not much seems to have changed, if you go over the fields and through the woods to Thanks for ... Actually More Than We Think. Then if you want to make the comparison to today yourself, read his current post How Safe Are We? Do you see any differences?
Laura Lee Carter of Adventures of the New (and Improved) Old Farts says, "Well, I guess they weren't kidding about this El Nino year, at least not in southern Colorado! We are as snowed in as I've ever been! It snowed so much I almost lost my snow gauge in it!" You can read about her experience about "living in a snow globe".
Rita R. Robison, consumer journalist at The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide, writes about what to do with holiday plants. Christmas cactuses and poinsettias are plants that are easy to flower again. Jerusalem cherries and Christmas peppers are annuals, so they should be discarded after blooming. The Christmas begonia is almost impossible to grow in the home and also should be discarded when it’s done blooming. Read about it here.
And Linda Myers (that's me) of Thoughts from a Bag Lady in Waiting talks about what she learned last week that didn't come from a book or a course.
We Boomers all thank you for reading!