The Purpose of Life? A Beautiful Sunset?

In the Last Quarter of life (post-60), the purpose of life suddenly becomes unclear. Paid employment finishes. Children become independent and leave. You are free! …But to do what? And for what purpose?Read More »

Luxury and Me…Ain’t Good Company…Unfortunately

I’ve just completed my first ever complete luxury tour.  It included premium air travel, premium hotels, luxury cruising and a luxury national park experience.  It was all wonderful… But that’s the thing.  That luxury left me with uneasy feelings about whether spending all this money on me was the right thing to be doing.  Luxury and me don’t seem to be good company.Read More »