5 Surprising Benefits of Re-Entering the Workforce After Retirement.

If you’re thinking about returning to work after retiring, you’re not alone. Photo by Knut Troim on Unsplash More and more people are choosing this option as they age, for a variety of reasons. Now is the time to take advantage of your experience! You may feel like your skills aren’t being used, and it’s […]

The Biggest Thing I Have Learned Is About How to Learn Big Things.

Senior Citizen Writers The Answers You Are Looking for Are Found in New Information. Photo by Joshua J. Cotten on Unsplash How Do You Get Newly gained information? It requires you seeking the newly gained information; it does not come to you through osmosis or unconscious assimilation of ideas, knowledge, etc. The focus of this article is […]

What do you want to do when you retire?

Senior Citizen Writer Writing might be one activity you can consider. Photo by Guillermo Ferla on Unsplash I remember when I was younger the idea of retiring meant money was available and the need to show up at a job was no longer necessary. That is exactly how it is working for me today. Bonus points if […]

When all you want to do is write.

This Writer’s Journey The overwhelming feeling of happiness, the kind that lingers around for a while. Photo by Alex Wigan on Unsplash Soon after publishing my most recent article, I discovered something was different. The feeling of being thrilled and enthusiastic about life which soon turned into happiness. I have had happy moments in the past, but today […]

The challenge — Staying Focused and working with distractions.

A writer’s Journey Publication Lots can happen in one year — and it did for me. Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash 2020 is now in the Rearview Mirror Now that 2020 is behind me in the rearview mirror, I can fully focus 2021 on being that full-time writer I want to be for years. On Wednesday, January 1, 2020 […]

How to capture your endless stream of writing ideas

You may already have the tool and use it, or it is not in use today. Photo by Kari Shea on Unsplash How to capture your endless stream of writing ideas You may already have the tool and use it, or it is not in use today. Our conscious mind is receiving ideas all the time, […]

Opia: The Ambiguous Intensity of Eye Contact

Writing Inspired By: Word from John Koenig’s Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows Photo by Zach Vessels on Unsplash Inspired By Another Writer After reading one of Christopher Robin’s article, “The Entanglement of Fates”, I was off to binge watching one after another of John Koenig’s “Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows” videos. I began watching a series of John Koenig’s “Dictionary of […]

Distraction Days — The Album Leaf

Writing Inspired By: Songs Photo by Anastasiia Krutota on Unsplash We all have distraction days; some we will learn to overcome. The more days in a row the distractions, the longer it takes to put them behind you. The picture above reminds me most of my distractions are in my rear-view mirror of life. As we age, […]

The Universe Has Spoken

You are at your very best when things are worst Man on the Moon Neil Armstrong was the first person to walk on the moon, on July 20, 1969. We have visited the Moon and returned to this earth another 5 times after the initial visit. Did we bring back hitchhikers unknown to us? Dinosaurs […]