RE023: Learning to Fly

RE023: Learning to Fly

Peter Glover was learning to fly when he was 60 years old! Some people retire once, Peter Glover did it twice. The first was a planned retirement and an injury caused the second. This wasn't necessarily a bad thing though! With time on his hands, Peter was able to...

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Prepare for Retirement: Episode 079

Prepare for Retirement: Episode 079

Don't simply retire from something, have something to retire to! Megan Giles supports those approaching retirement to successfully transition and create a retirement they will love to live! This is achieved through action-focused planning sessions and workshop...

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RE022: Making the most out of life

RE022: Making the most out of life

In this episode, Henry interviews Margaret Cook, a serial entrepreneur, about making the most out of life. Margaret started her married life in an RV! And she's not afraid of learning either.  Her zest for it gave her the opportunity to learn what she needed to know...

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Traveling Solo: Episode 078

Traveling Solo: Episode 078

In this episode, I talk with John Brocato about traveling solo. John had the fortune (or misfortune) of growing up a Kansas City Royals fan living in St. Louis Cardinals territory. John’s two primary hobbies are baseball and travel. He decided to write a book about...

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RE021: Carob and Quilling

RE021: Carob and Quilling

Henry went on vacation to a Carob factory! He visited a tourist attraction called Carobana, and discovered that one of the owners, Jean Hamey, had a lot more to talk about than just carob!  She and her husband Ian operate Carobana, which is a tourist attraction, and a...

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Medical Tourism Episode: 77

Medical Tourism Episode: 77

Medical tourism can be defined as the process of traveling outside the country of residence for the purpose of receiving medical care. OMG, I had two guests on this episode, so you get two for the price of one!  Or is it double trouble?  I’ll let you decide. I brought...

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RE020: Karaoke at Party Time

Henry had never gone to Karaoke before. From Henry's article: "I admit, I had a jaundiced idea of karaoke although I had never been to a session.  But three hours in the Royal Hotel in Taree has turned me round completely.  However, I promise never to get up to sing,...

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Responsible Travel: Episode 076

Responsible Travel: Episode 076

What is responsible travel? I spoke with Tammie Ferguson who owns Love in Action Travel. Don't you just love that name? Tammie talks about socially responsible travel. Tammie created Love in Action travel for people who want to combine their love of travel with their...

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RE019:  Too Old to Skydive?

RE019: Too Old to Skydive?

Jim Moir doesn't think that he's too old to skydive. Henry had a conversation with Jim and found out that Jim used to skydive competitively.  When he retired he said he was obviously too old for competition because the youngsters thrash him. Jim couldn't just retire...

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Cruising in Retirement: Episode 75

Cruising in Retirement: Episode 75

Thinking of cruising in retirement? Check out Cruise Critic! As most of you know, I recently went on a cruise, and while I was there, I met Donna Clark. I just had to interview her for the show to talk about Cruise Critic! Donna doesn't work for this website...she...

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RE0018:  RVing across Australia

RE0018: RVing across Australia

Rod and Tina Holt wanted to explore Australia after working hard physical labor all their lives. They decided on a life on the road in a RV, known as a caravan in Australia.  Now they are RVing across Australia. Rod, being very independent loves the freedom of the...

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Sustainable Tourism: Episode 074

Sustainable Tourism: Episode 074

Diane Valenti loves to travel and is especially enthusiastic about philanthropic and sustainable travel. She is the founder of Llama Expeditions, which gives private guided trips to South America. These trips are for the young at heart who looking for life changing...

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RE:017 Why are Life Stories Important?

RE:017 Why are Life Stories Important?

Why are life stories important? There are things in the world that most folks just don’t think about. Maybe till it is too late. Janella Hodgson records the life stories of people as they approach the end of their life. Maybe they are terminally ill, or maybe they are...

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RE 016: Captain of the Ship

RE 016: Captain of the Ship

If you go to sea at fifteen, by sixty five you will have seen and learned a few things. Rob Anderson certainly has. They didn’t talk about what Rob is doing in retirement. But they did have a hilarious discussion about his experiences as the Captain or First Mate of...

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RE 15: Painting in Retirement

RE 15: Painting in Retirement

The common belief is that artists have to starve for years before becoming successful. Agnes Parcesepe is living proof that it doesn’t have to be the case. She started painting young, and is still painting in retirement. Agnes talks about her progress from simply...

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Celebrate being over 50! Episode 70

Celebrate being over 50! Episode 70

Lorraine Ladish is a 21st Century Communicator, helping empower women and others to achieve their goals. She is the founder and CEO of Viva Fifty! a bilingual community that celebrates being over 50. She’s worked as an editor and social media coordinator for a number...

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Finding her Family Heritage: RE011

Finding her Family Heritage: RE011

Alison Smith started looking into her family heritage and found some surprises. By doing some genealogy research she found out that one of her relatives was a bit of a ruffian way back, and another surprise was the amazing amount of information which is now readily...

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