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Bob Lowry
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Finding the Ideal Retirement Community
The following is a guest post with a review of some information you may find helpful if you, or a relative, are thinking about moving to a retirement community.  F inding the Ideal Retirement Community Rewind back to the time you were searching for your fir...
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A New (Temporary) Member of Our Family
Meet Adler, or Adi for short, an adorable 13 week old cocker spaniel. She is our youngest daughter's new "baby" and couldn't be cuter or more loving. Because of her "mommy's" schedule, Adi is spending enough time at our home to qualify as an almost full tim...
Meet Adler, or Adi for short, an adorable 13 week old cocker spaniel. She is our youngest daughter's new "baby" and couldn't be cuter or more loving. Because of her "mommy's" schedule, Adi is spending enough time a...
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My period of personal stagnation has ended..with a bang.
Toward the end of last year I began to feel somewhat stale and bored. Things were going well at home and with the family. We were recently back from a great two-month RV trip to the upper Midwest. But, my days had fallen into...
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Is there a map of retirement...a clear direction to follow? No.
Just a quick review of the titles of some of the top selling books about retirement paint a picture of ease and contentment. If you were just starting to think about retirement, here is what you might find available: *You C...
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Maybe the dream at this point of your life isn't enough, in the sense that it isn't all there might or will be. The dream(s) evolve and change, and where our map takes us is unknown. 
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Are you a loner or socially-involved retiree? Are you happy with your situation?
When you read the phrase "social network" what do you think of - Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram? Is your first thought that it is past time to post some fresh pictures or read what your friends are doing and thinking...
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I struggle with turning down requests for help and service, even when it involves something I really don't want to do. At times I feel like the character, Ado Annie, in Oklahoma.
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Watching our daughter's new puppy while she is on a business trip to Maui....tough duty for us all !!!!!
Meet Adler, or Adi for short, an adorable 13 week old cocker spaniel. She is our youngest daughter's new "baby" and couldn't be cuter or more loving. Because of her "mommy's" schedule, Adi is spending enough time a...
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We deserve more insightful and useable information
The title grabbed my attention: 10 Ways to Live Frugally. In the section on retirement, this article in USA Today listed ideas for cutting back spending during retirement. Unfortunately the author used an approach I refer t...
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Getting Off My Duff
Toward the end of last year I began to feel somewhat stale and bored. Things were going well at home and with the family. We were recently back from a great two-month RV trip to the upper Midwest. But, my days had fallen into a routine that I didn't like. T...
Toward the end of last year I began to feel somewhat stale and bored. Things were going well at home and with the family. We were recently back from a great two-month RV trip to the upper Midwest. But, my days had fallen into...
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The One Thing They Never Tell You About Retirement
Just a quick review of the titles of some of the top selling books about retirement paint a picture of ease and contentment. If you were just starting to think about retirement, here is what you might find available: *You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think *H...
Just a quick review of the titles of some of the top selling books about retirement paint a picture of ease and contentment. If you were just starting to think about retirement, here is what you might find available: *You C...
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Another thoughtful post, thanks Bob.
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Retirement and Your Social Network
When you read the phrase "social network" what do you think of - Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram? Is your first thought that it is past time to post some fresh pictures or read what your friends are doing and thinking? The dictionary definition of s...
When you read the phrase "social network" what do you think of - Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram? Is your first thought that it is past time to post some fresh pictures or read what your friends are doing and thinking...
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I Can't Say .........
Sometimes Betty and I feel a little like Ado Annie, the character in Oklahoma. There is a particular word she has trouble saying in situations where it would be in her best interest to use it. For those familiar with the musical/movie and the song I must qu...
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Blogger and author. Otherwise, retired
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Philadelphia, PA - Cedar Rapids, IA - Salt Lake City - Morgantown, WV - Tucson - Phoenix - Nashua, N.H. - Syracuse, NY - Jacksonville
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My blog, Satisfying Retirement is designed to help support you in your retirement journey or preparing for your future plans.
 
Before retiring in 2001 my career was in radio broadcasting and management consulting.

Publishes leading blog on Building a Satisfying Retirement.
 
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Written three books, profiled in Money Magazine, regular contributor to PBS web site and award-winning 65 Things To Do When You Retire book series
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  • Syracuse University
    International Relations, 1967 - 1971
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Radio name was Bob Sherman
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