December 2017

Bridget December blog
I have sat down to write this blog several times in the past few weeks only to abandon my efforts because I cannot stand how negative I was being! So here I am, on Christmas Eve morning, and it finally came to me! After walking my dog, I ran in to sit down and write it! I, like many of you, have been drowning in the overwhelming expectations of this season. The shopping, the wrapping, hiding of...
Flu sized
During this time of year, it is common to see lots of people coughing and staying home sick with various illnesses. However, while a cold can make you feel down and out, the flu could send some to the emergency department. If you haven’t had your flu shot yet, now is a great time to get that taken care of so you can avoid the influenza virus. Here are some facts that you should know about the flu:...
rachel family
You’ve likely heard the saying, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” While that may be cliché, as with most clichés, its roots ring true. As we age, we often get stuck in our routine. We go to the same restaurants, visit the same friends, and take the same vacations. There’s nothing like an active, imaginative grandchild to throw a wrench into your routine! And, by interacting with young...
Sue and Peter Hannukah
What’s it like dating when you are over 60? I have a handful of women friends in the ‘over 60’ demographic who are in dating relationships, myself included. My friends seem quite happy from the outside, socializing, going to restaurants and art openings, playing golf, and traveling with their guys (Friends? Boyfriends? Companions? Partners? What do we call them at our age?) Two got married. Of...
Jackie Shockley december
I live bravely by staying fit. I do that by doing CrossFit at CrossFit Lewes. CrossFit is constantly varied functional movements performed at relatively high intensity. I started when I was 62 years old when I would have to stop and breathe before I could walk up stairs. Now, at nearly 66, I am in great physical and mental shape. I have done things I never thought I could do, slowly at first but I...