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Owed To A Bagel -- (About 20 Lbs.)

Geoffrey Arnold | Posted 09.16.2013 | Fifty
Geoffrey Arnold

Geoffrey Arnold, 71, is the author of Journey to Spirit, a Kindle e-book, and has been retired from the US Postal Service for thirteen years. He and h...

LOOK: You Won't Believe What This Woman Created Out Of Cans

Gretchen Green | Posted 09.15.2013 | Fifty
Gretchen Green

I consider myself a folk artist and have been making things out of bits and scraps my whole life. I am inspired by Primitive Art, Folk Art and Outside...

Long Pond

Eamonn Lorigan | Posted 09.14.2013 | Fifty
Eamonn Lorigan

It was Debra, her headstrong one, who insisted that they go to Long Pond. At first she demured, citing Willard's condition as an excuse. "It's a lo...

LOOK: The Poem That Helped This Woman Find True Love

Constance Goodyear | Posted 09.10.2013 | Fifty
Constance Goodyear

Constance Goodyear, soon to be 63 years old, is recently retired from her practice in family medicine. She very much loved her work in a rural setting...

LOOK: Check Out The Photo This Man Shot During A Storm

Chris Alvarez | Posted 09.08.2013 | Fifty
Chris Alvarez

Chris Alvarez has been taking photographs since he was in his teens. However, he waited until his 50s to begin doing it "full time." His business is i...

And Hope Will Not Disappoint Us

Neva Bodin | Posted 09.07.2013 | Fifty
Neva Bodin

Hulda Kleinschmidt felt the cold November wind filter through the coarse weave of her black sweater as she guided her three children away from the Dak...


Eli Shaber | Posted 09.02.2013 | Fifty
Eli Shaber

Eli Shaber is a retired surgeon who is now a poet, traveler, and raconteur. Eli has previously published an epic-style novel curiously entitled "The D...

LOOK: You Won't Believe The Shot This Texan Snapped In A Pasture

Barbara Shallue | Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty
Barbara Shallue

Barbara Shallue, 54, writes and blogs from her empty nest in the hills outside of Austin, Texas. While raising three children with her husband, Barbar...


Robert Morgan Fisher | Posted 08.31.2013 | Fifty
Robert Morgan Fisher

Two days after the earthquake--not the Big One, just a tectonic joint-pop--Burrows hiked into the hills behind his Tarzana neighborhood and made an in...

The Deal

Benny Sims | Posted 06.30.2013 | Fifty
Benny Sims

Sometimes, if you give someone enough rope, they'll hang themselves. Or, if they do what's right, they'll use it to tie up their demons. That's what h...

Dark Matters

Laura Friedman | Posted 08.26.2013 | Fifty
Laura Friedman

"Ha! They've found the 'god particle'!" Ra exclaimed, raising his hand. An ornate mahogany table instantly appeared as he brought his hand down with a...

'Sleepless In Seattle' Turns 20

Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment

On June 25, 1993, Sam Baldwin and Annie Reed officially met at the top of the Empire State Building, pleasantries were exchanged and audiences wept wi...

WATCH: A Great Piece Of Advice For Post 50s

Atomic Elroy | Posted 08.25.2013 | Fifty
Atomic Elroy

Atomic Elroy (1954, Lowell, MA., United States) is an artist who works in a variety of media. His works are saturated with obviousness, mental inertia...

Featured 50 Poetry: We're Seeking Your Best Poems

Huffington Post | Rita Wilson | Posted 06.24.2013 | Fifty

Dear Readers, Since we launched Featured Fifty Fiction and then Featured Fifty Fine Arts we have had enormous success uncovering abundantly talente...

Written In Stone

Elizabeth Kurecka | Posted 08.21.2013 | Fifty
Elizabeth Kurecka

He didn't want to lose her again. Marcie had been his best friend, his dream girl, as long as he could remember. They'd grown up together, shot marble...

PHOTO: See What This Woman Captured During A 26-Mile Bike Ride

Shelley Ferrand | Posted 08.19.2013 | Fifty
Shelley Ferrand

Shelley Meriweather Ferrand, MHSA, Ph.D., has been in health services administration and consulting for over 30 years. She specializes in physician co...

A Kite Story

Gene Adkins | Posted 08.19.2013 | Fifty
Gene Adkins

Two weeks before the start of school in California's Salinas Valley, my best friend, Arturo, rode his bicycle into the yard of the small farm where I ...

LOOK: What This Woman Painted To Increase 'The Luck' In Her Marriage

Gigi Ramos | Posted 08.18.2013 | Fifty
Gigi Ramos

Gigi Ramos, aka Gij Ramos, aka Luz Ramos Brake, was born in the Philippines on Sept.14, 1958. She went to preparatory school to grade 11 in an all-gir...

Fluffy: A Fable For Mice Of All Ages

Liz Pinto | Posted 08.18.2013 | Fifty
Liz Pinto

Fluffy knew in his bones that Flo would soon be a goner. It wasn't so much the stiffness in her hands and feet, or the way her shoulders arched furthe...

LOOK: Check Out This Outdoorsman's Stunning Photo

John Ehrenfeld | Posted 08.17.2013 | Fifty
John Ehrenfeld

John Ehrenfeld is an avid wildlife photographer and outdoorsman. When not hiking through a wilderness area with his camera, he runs a talent managemen...

The Mattress

Donna Marie Williams | Posted 08.17.2013 | Fifty
Donna Marie Williams

Like most old folks of her generation, Grandma died without a will. As if on cue, all her broke and triflin kin descended, scraping and clawing at ea...

LOOK: What This Man Discovered Walking The Streets Of Philly

Tom Shewbrooks | Posted 08.14.2013 | Fifty
Tom Shewbrooks

Tom Shewbrooks is a photographer living in Pennsylvania. He was born and raised in Delaware, grew up and learned about photography by using black and ...

Consider The Lily

Bebe Kelly | Posted 08.14.2013 | Fifty
Bebe Kelly

Bebe Kelly: Reclusive; retired software engineer; faithful reader; gardener; collector of languages and words. Deep in the woods outside of town, wh...

LOOK: A Software Engineer Expresses His Creative Side

Angelo Merluccio | Posted 08.13.2013 | Fifty
Angelo Merluccio

Angelo Merluccio is a software engineer who enjoys expressing his creative side in designing and building apps, as well as photography and drawing. T...

Brush With Wealth

Deborah Batjer | Posted 08.13.2013 | Fifty
Deborah Batjer

Deborah Batjer served as a past editor of "Puget Soundings," a bimonthly publication showcasing the Northwest's art and literary talent, regional issu...