The sea sparkles in Mediterranean shades of blue and turquoise, coastal paths are pink with sea thrift and the moors are carpeted in heather. Primroses, frothy white angelica and gaudy yellow gorse smother the narrow country lanes.
With so many important issues facing the electorate this fall and in 2016, voters have a lot at stake. If recent elections are any indication, we can expect older voters to turn out in droves. We want to make sure that these voters -- indeed, voters of all ages -- have a quality experience and an opportunity to exercise their civic responsibility.
It seems Verizon not only has most of their comments written by Verizon employees, many of whom don't identify themselves, but worse, almost every group backing Verizon has received funding or Verizon is on their board and supplies some financial help.
Your cost of living will depend on your lifestyle, of course. In the new book we've just written, we explain just what this means, and we share details about how you should be able to reduce your living expenses by as much as 30-50 percent over what you may be spending in the U.S. or Canada. . . maybe more, depending on where you choose to live.
Good news: There are several easy habits all drivers can incorporate to keep that mental and physical health in check behind the wheel.
I've been cutting the sleeves off my T-shirts since I was 15. The renegade rocker spirit in me refused to be dulled even by turning 40, but a few months shy of my 50th birthday, I may have to change a few things.
Imagine your day goes something like this: You get up, get dressed, cook breakfast, make bag lunches for the kids, drop the kids off at school, rush...
Moving just a few hours by plane from where you live now can save you tens of thousands of dollars every year, and may mean you can finally afford and/or greatly reduce your health care costs.
Southeast Asia is adventure travel at its most exotic. Each day brings new sights, smells, tastes, and experiences. Cultural encounters, too.
There's so much we've learned by living overseas. The nuts and bolts alone can be overwhelming. What about Social Security? (Yes, you can still collect it when you live overseas.) Do you have to give up your U.S. or Canadian citizenship? (No, never... unless you choose to officially do so.) What about Medicare?
Many travelers are happy to let someone else making all the lodging, dining, transportation and entertainment arrangements. The good news is that the choices for guided tours and cruises are nearly endless, and can fit almost any budget, travel style or itinerary expectation.
Instead of scurrying about in the Fall to prepare for the onslaught of Old Man Winter, we open a bottle of wine and sit on the terrace until it passes. Sometimes we even share a big bowl of strawberries and cream.
We all love a good bargain, no matter what our age. But if you're a senior citizen on a fixed income, finding discounted goods and services can mean the difference between making ends meet and going without.
"Concerts for All Ages," will bring music lovers great new music in an online series.
It was a good plan. And like all good plans, the Universe laughed while we made it.