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Forum: Retirement Activities

  1. Thumbs up Growing Things in the Green

    My previous marriage ended in divorce and the separation was devastating for me as I would no longer be rising each morning knowing I would be sharing my daily existence together with my 2 boys. Anyone who's separated from their children understand that. Anyway, I was left in a semi-comatose...

    Started by High Threshold, 07-15-2014 08:59 AM
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  2. Question Please help me identify this Bocce brand (photo)

    Does anyone recognize this white symbol? It's the only distinguishing feature I could find. I am on a hunt for an exact replacement to a missing ball in a set. Forever indebted to anyone who has a clue. The ball measures about 4.25" diameter.

    Started by CheroCzech, 08-26-2015 01:18 PM
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    08-26-2015 03:28 PM Go to last post
  3. Bocce Ball

    Saturdy, 7 AM-----------Tournament starts a 8:30 AM-------------This is what some old folks do on Saturday mornings.

    Started by Lon, 07-11-2009 03:39 PM
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    07-15-2014 07:47 AM Go to last post
  4. I Must Be Losing It..............

    So, I just came back from shopping. I used my old falling apart walker which was given to me for the seven years the doctors couldn't figure out WHY I couldn't walk (Duh). I don't like to carry heavy stuff & I bought 15 lbs. of cat litter. Feeling fine. So this woman, in her fifties, I think,...

    Started by AnneBoleyn, 06-06-2014 12:02 PM
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    06-11-2014 06:54 PM Go to last post
  5. When 1 achieves perfection

    We can't remain sitting & do nothing. We've got to come out from our individual shells & go where our services are needed especially those who are victims of child abuse, rape, calamities, poverty, diseases & injustice. Let's not wallow in fantasies, self-realizations & divinity. REALITY is out...

    Started by rajakrsna, 03-30-2012 10:23 PM
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    04-02-2012 10:14 AM Go to last post
  6. About life after retirement...

    Hi:) I am a student from Norway, currently taking a subject called Social Entrepeneuring. I am not sure if you know the term, but in short it is entrepeneuring with a social value in focus. Through this subject I take, I have taken an interest in the life after retirement. Many times I have...

    Started by StudentFromNorway, 01-24-2012 12:37 PM
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    01-25-2012 03:42 PM Go to last post
  7. Retirement Bliss

    I must admit that when I realized I was going to retire that I had some anxiety about my new lifestyle. My employer, Intel Corp., decided to close the obsolete computer chip factory where I worked. They still had a demand for the chips we made but there were three older plants still making this...

    Started by bobmielke, 06-16-2011 03:40 AM
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    06-16-2011 09:03 AM Go to last post
  8. Memory sharing survey

    Hello, I am an industrial design student at Virginia Tech, and I am working on a group project about capturing and sharing memories. We are currently gathering information about memories, and would appreciate it if you would take a few minutes and fill out our survey. Here is the link to the...

    Started by DOKK, 02-13-2011 01:40 PM
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  9. Pickle Ball

    Some of us old goats enjoy a good game of Pickle Ball. It sure as hell beats sittin in the rocker. USAPA -- What is Pickleball? (

    Started by Lon, 07-11-2009 11:18 PM
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    06-05-2010 05:52 PM Go to last post
  10. Never too old to learn

    A 91 year old retired dentist recently graduated with a law degree. "91-year-old receives law degree" October 09, 2006 Proving you are never too old to learn, a 91-year-old man from the Mid-North Coast of NSW has graduated from The University of New England with a Bachelor of Laws degree....

    Started by Diuretic, 10-17-2006 07:40 AM
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    09-16-2008 01:55 PM Go to last post
  11. Are you happy?

    I have only been retired for two years, but at times feel somewhat depressed by not working. All my life I held two jobs, leaving teaching in 2000 and retiring from my second job in 2002. Suddenly I have gone from working almost 90 hours a week, to around 50, to nothing. Is this the life I want...

    Started by Jack Sprat, 11-11-2004 01:39 PM
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    09-13-2008 12:53 PM Go to last post
  12. How Do You Spend Your Time?

    I am asked this question all the time by people that are thinking about retiring and are worried about how to spend their time. My day started with breakfast at 6 AM and then onto the computer to check email, the markets, send a few emails, read online news and do a few posts to Forum Garden. At 7...

    Started by Lon, 08-15-2005 04:24 PM
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    02-22-2006 09:19 AM Go to last post
  13. Retirement Activities

    Hi, can anyone help me, my mum retired recently and i am trying to locate some activities in Fife, to keep her active. Thanks

    Started by ladylynnie, 03-23-2005 02:39 PM
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    03-23-2005 04:28 PM Go to last post
  14. ~confused in florida~

    some of you may know i had a heart attack a few days before was out of nowhere and a huge shock! i had worked 12 hours the night before and had been in some action , no problem. (i had no heart history, always been very strong and healthy.) it required surgery... now i am doing...

    Started by lady cop, 02-14-2005 09:44 PM
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  15. Cool Silver Surfers in Spotlight UK

    UK Seniors over 50s. This year's Silver Surfer's Day is on May 27th 05. Research shows that half of the over-50s have never used the internet in Britain & Ireland, and 75pc over 65s. A new scheme aims to show them the benefits that new technology offers. Bob Holmes, co-ordinator of the Silver...

    Started by capt_buzzard, 02-17-2005 03:03 PM
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  16. A Special Ship For Seniors

    There are any number of special living arrangements for seniors depending on their finances, health and preference. How about a ship, equipped with small apartments, complete with state of the art medical facilities. Younger or more fit seniors would be in the front of the ship where there would be...

    Started by Lon, 01-31-2005 06:42 PM
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    02-12-2005 09:32 PM Go to last post
  17. Age Restricted, Active Adult Retirement Community

    Isn't that a mouthfull? Well, that's where I happen to live when in the U.S. Three thousand and two indvidual homes clustered around a 27 hole golf course. Tennis courts, volleyball courts, indoor and outdoor pools, bocce courts, pool tables, ping pong, on site restruant, 42 Chartered Clubs. The...

    Started by Lon, 12-05-2004 02:39 PM
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    01-07-2005 02:26 PM Go to last post

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