St. Augustine: Our Favorite Florida Destination, Now Gone to the Birds

Don’t get me wrong! Our nation’s oldest city is still Carolyn’s and my Number One favorite attraction in Florida. Forget about Orlando and its mousy pretense. Unless you’re a thrill-seeking kid with a huge allowance, Disneyworld offers little but long lines and costly hoopla. Once there is enough, even for Sea World, Central Florida’s best…

Russia Tourism

Russia Tourism: Russian-Style Vacation

It takes more to tour Russia than a taste for adventure, a tough stomach, and plenty of your own toilet paper. We’d been warned about daylight muggings, noxious air, transportation woes, undrinkable water, corrupt cops, Spartan toilets, rampant anti-Americanism, and the ubiquitous Russian mafia. But nothing prepared us for the outrageous manner in which Russia…


Seniors Too Trusting About Scams?

Retirees are easy targets for scams may be more myth than meaningful We come from that distant past where neighbors helped neighbors, and strangers were always given a meal or a lift. It was a time when folks never locked their doors. Today’s seniors are the last generation of Americans to trust one another. What…

Senior Facts And Figures
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Senior Facts and Figures

Senior Facts and Figures: Everything you need to know about today’s senior citizen demographic. Includes senior statistics, senior consumer information, etc A VITAL AUDIENCE According to the U.S. Census Bureau, adults 50+ represent 76 million people, 28% of the total U.S. population and 37% of the population 18+. Demographic trends associated with the aging of…


Kenya Safari: African Paradise

Mornings were cool. Dry. And oddly quiet. We’d heard hippos and baboons at night, maybe hyenas, too, and a bunch of “Who knows?” sounds. Here in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve on the Kenya-Tanzania border, it could be an elephant, rhino, even lion. Whatever, it was extraordinary. And that’s exactly why we’d come to Africa….


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