Author: Virge

Sunday, November 19, 2023

Open Thread: Thank You

What are you grateful for this Thanksgiving? A lucky break? A new friend? Senior Planet?l Share your blessings – big and small – in the comments!

Sunday, November 5, 2023

Open Thread: What Songs Inspire You?

What songs are on your “inspire” playlist – the ones that motivate you, encourage you, give you hope and lift you up?

Friday, October 27, 2023

Open Thread Update: Your Fave Spooky Movies

The Exorcist or The Haunting? Readers weigh in with their fave scary movies! What gave you nightmares as a kid? Share your story!

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

How Does Your Garden Grow?

How does your garden grow? Senior Planet hosts a live streaming talk by gardening phenom Jessica Zander on October 20.

Sunday, October 1, 2023

Open Thread: Old School

Before there was YouTube, there was…the educational short film: Duck and Cover, Wordsmith – which do you remember?

Friday, September 29, 2023

Open Thread Update: The Unwritten Rules of Aging

Readers all over the world opened their vaults and shared their own unwritten rules about aging – to the tune of more than 60 comments – a record!

Friday, September 15, 2023

Open Thread Update: Very Superstitious

Readers contribute their superstitions – with some surprises.

Friday, August 25, 2023

Open Thread Update: Aging Myths and Misconceptions

Readers share their myth-busting achievements to counter the notion that we’re ‘too old” to do anything. Add yours!

Thursday, August 24, 2023

Lives of the Winged and Furry: Wildlife Cams

Why watch TV when you can browse live streaming video of elephants, pandas, or other animals at play. Tell us your favorites!

Friday, August 4, 2023

Open Thread Update: Unpaid Second Jobs, Round 2

In a first ever second update, more readers describe how modern life forces us to be our own clerks, tech support and more and the in-person services they miss. Add yours!

Friday, July 14, 2023

Open Thread Update: Miss Manners?

Readers weigh in on my post about bad manners and share their experiences.

Friday, June 30, 2023

Open Thread Update: Celebrity Quotes on Aging…and Yours!

Celebrities had their say, now Senior Planet readers share their own thoughts about getting older. How about you?

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Open Thread Update: Favorite Time-Wasters

Readers share their favorite time-wasters – animal videos, orangutan jungle school, and more. Share yours!

Friday, June 2, 2023

Open Thread Update: I’ll Never Forget Whatshername

Readers share their memory tips, tricks and pitfalls and tackle a few trivia questions about ‘whatshername.” How about you?

Sunday, May 7, 2023

Open Thread: Uh Oh.

Everyone gets in a jam and has an “Uh oh!” moment. What happened and how did you prevail? Share your story!