Author: Virge

Sunday, June 20

Open Thread: Senior Life Hacks

What unique tips or tools have you discovered or invented to ‘hack” aging and make life easier, safer, more convenient?

Friday, June 4

Open Thread Update: Don’t Call Me a “Senior Citizen”

We can all agree that “Young Man” or “Young Lady” is not the way to address anyone over 60.

Friday, May 21

Open Thread Update: Best Mother’s Day

Our readers share some touching stories about the best Mother’s Day gift they ever got.

Friday, May 7

Open Thread Update: More Movies!

What movies would you take with you to a desert island? Charade? The Maiden Heist? Readers speak out!

Sunday, April 11

Open Thread: Hooray for Hollywood!

The Academy Awards are coming, with a lot of historic firsts. Which film will get “Best Picture”? Take our poll!

Friday, April 9

Open Thread Update: What a Dilemma!

This week’s Open Thread continues a discussion on a very tricky problem in the bedroom.

Friday, March 26

Open Thread Update: Opening Up? Or Still Closed?

Readers weigh in with what they’ve been up to, during the lockdown and now as things open up. How about you? What was the first thing you did? Let us know in the comments!

Friday, March 12

Open Thread Update: Vaccination Follies

The votes are in! Most readers agree that looking for an appointment to get the vaccine was more of a pain than the actual needle.

Friday, February 26

Open Thread Update: Valentine’s Day

The comments in this blog post reveal a lovely tradition at one residence. Any traditions you practice? Let us know in the comments!

Friday, February 12

Open Thread final: Your 2021 Playlist

We’re giving our readers more time to go through your vinyl, CDs, and Spotify lists and tell us your theme songs for 2021. Send us your playlists!

Friday, January 29

Open Thread Update: Your Hopes and Predictions for 2021

Readers share their predictions and hopes for 2021 about vaccines, social media and more. Hang in till summer!

Thursday, January 28

Data Privacy Day: Is a VPN the answer?

How private is your data? How can you secure it? Here’s one answer.

Friday, January 15

Open Thread Final Update: That Was the Year That Was….

Finally we close out the books on the dumpster fire that was 2020. Read some parting shots.

Thursday, January 7

Aging with Attitude 2020!

A year’s worth of advice on “aging with attitude” from all our interviewees in 2020. Tommy Chong will move you and Dollie Nixson will inspire you.

Friday, January 1

Salute the End of 2020 and Name those Fireworks!

Celebrate the end of 2020 with our virtual fireworks!