Trust Your Instincts and Carry Water

Walkabout #8 We were on a mission, to find the pond at The Star Fort – Ninety Six National Historic Site, a revolutionary battlefield in Greenwood County, SC. The last time we had walked this site, the trail to the pond was closed. I thought I had a good remembrance of where the trail toContinue reading “Trust Your Instincts and Carry Water”

Hey, Boomer Walk-about

It is too easy, as we age, to tell ourselves that we can’t move like we once did. That may be true. We may not be able to move like we once did but that does not mean that we can’t still move. Let’s do a Hey, Boomer Walk-about. More about this below. First theContinue reading “Hey, Boomer Walk-about”

Travel Tips for Female Travelers

Before I moved to Greenville, SC, I was the Director of Training for a company that managed travel risk for major corporations. We “watched the world” for events that would impact travel. Things like weather events, hostile events, taxi or airport strikes, and we helped the travelers, and their companies manage these travel interruptions. WeContinue reading “Travel Tips for Female Travelers”

Pain is Inevitable, Suffering is Optional

Pain can be exhausting! I just got back from Yosemite National Park, a trip I have been looking forward to for over a year. It was very hot, over 105° every day. And very dry, and the last day there we smelled smoke from nearby fires. All of that made the trip challenging but dealingContinue reading “Pain is Inevitable, Suffering is Optional”

Forest Bathing – Mindfulness Walk in the Woods

A couple of weeks ago, a group of the Hey, Boomer community went on a Forest Bathing experience. I don’t think any of us really knew what to expect. All we knew was that we liked being out in nature, we were intrigued with the idea of mindfulness, and we were open to a newContinue reading “Forest Bathing – Mindfulness Walk in the Woods”

Guest Blog – Three reasons to add ADVENTURE to your life

Heidi Siefkas shared so much with us on Hey, Boomer that I asked her to write a blog to give us more insight on the importance of adventure in our lives. Please continue to share your adventures with me, as you learn new things and gently push your comfort zones. ========================================================================================== Whether you are readyContinue reading “Guest Blog – Three reasons to add ADVENTURE to your life”

My Octopus Teacher

Have you seen the Netflix documentary, “My Octopus Teacher?”  The underwater photography is outstanding. I would recommend watching just for that. The story takes place around the southern coast of Africa, very rough, cold waters, amazing kelp forests and so many fish and unusual creatures. It is a feast for the eyes. The story isContinue reading “My Octopus Teacher”