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Active Adults Celebrate College-Bound Grandchildren

Author Lois Wyse perhaps said it best: “Grandchildren are so much fun, I should have had them first.” Many of us have relocated – “right-sized” our homes – to be closer to our adult children and and our grandchildren. But even these lights of our lives grow up, learn to drive, start dating, go to […]

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Boomers Celebrate Friendships, Sport o’Kings Tradition

The Masters golf tournament. The World Series in baseball. The Super Bowl in professional football and the college equivalent, BCS Championship. Wimbledon, the Stanley Cup, the Final Four, Daytona 500, the Olympics… whether you are a regular follower of sports or don’t know a home run from a field goal, certain sporting events require at […]

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Active Adults Live in Houses of Dreams

(based on “Houses of Dreams,” a poem by Sara Teasdale)   You took my random dreams And filled them – every one With finishes and amenities In neighborhoods that are fun.   From the time of my first visit My dreams began to take form The homes that Windsong builds Active Adults’ lives do transform. […]

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Organizing Files Important for Active Adults

Now that Tax Deadline Day is behind us (April 18 this year), it’s time to organize our files so we don’t hand in a shoe box full of random paperwork to the CPA for next year’s deadline. Even if your files are neat and tidy, experts recommend keeping copies of your most important documents in […]

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Active Adults Conquer Container Gardening

The gorgeous weather over the past few weekends has sent folks flocking to plant nurseries for flowers and vegetables. Spring Planting Fever has definitely hit Metro Atlanta! For many people, traditional gardening is too time-consuming, or they don’t have enough room in their yards for rows of tomato and cucumber plants, which is why container […]

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March On To An Active Adult Lifestyle

set to “When The Saints Come Marching In”   We are forging whole new pathways From those who’ve come before You don’t need to be invited To a lifestyle where less is more.   Oh when it’s Spring, we’re moving in When it’s Spring, we’re moving in To the place where neighbors know each other […]

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Boomer Beguilement for the First Week of Spring

Mother Nature graced us with a beautiful, sunny day for the first day of Spring this week (March 20, 2017), which was generous of her, considering the cold, wet weather we endured during the last full week of Winter! Plants that had begun to flower suffered a bit of a setback with the freezing temperatures, […]

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“Never Too Late” For Active Adults To Live Creatively

In 1992, writer and teacher Julia Cameron published “The Artist’s Way,” a self-help book designed to help people rediscover their “creative selves,” leading to increased confidence and success. Today, 25 years later, the book is still in great demand, and scores of people from all walks of life practice daily “morning pages” (journaling) to help […]

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Boomers Benefit From Writing Letters… By Hand!

In this world of electronic techno-everything, it is heartening to know that some folks recognize the importance of pursuing such time honored traditions as writing letters… by hand, with pen and paper. It’s even more exciting when science steps in and tells us that such habits are actually good for our health, mentally and emotionally. […]

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Active Adults Wax Poetic About Resolutions

Girl Scouts on every corner selling cookies (calories and fat) How can I stick to my resolutions when a friendly smile is selling that? The weather is awfully chilly (the sunshine is so deceiving). I should be outside walking but my house is cozy- I’m not leaving! Clearing clutter should be easy Storage is ample […]

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