Category Archives: Traveling

A glimpse of the big picture

Karen, Age 70 In January, 2014, I spent three weeks in India with two women who are not family members, not of the same nationality, and not in the same age group. Drawn together by a keen interest in the … Continue reading

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Inga’s story

Inga Wiehl, Age 77 I live in the state of Washington with all the opportunities it offers for a life out-of-doors.  I tend my garden,  hike in the summer and cross-country ski in the winter, play tennis year round and … Continue reading

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One day at a time

Sarah, Age 72 I’m 72 years young because I feel like I’m sweet sixteen and ready to go anywhere at anytime even when my knees are killing me. I worked 27 years for a retail store in the training & … Continue reading

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Follow your bliss

Arline, Age 70 Thank you for this opportunity for me and any women seventy’ish to share their stories. About ten months prior to turning seventy, I told my husband that I would like to celebrate my seventieth birthday in Italy. … Continue reading

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Seeking new passions

Star, 69 and 6 months I recently stumbled upon your blog while surfing the Internet and am glad I found 70 candles, as I will be turning 70 in six months. I have been thinking how I want to celebrate … Continue reading

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A daughter’s inspiration

Karen, Age 51 My Mom My mom is resilient. She is able to start up, restart, keep going. I know her life hasn’t been what anyone would call ‘easy’. But when I watch her pick up and begin again, I’m … Continue reading

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Traveling on

Cathy, Age 70 I just turned 70 last week. I really don’t feel any different than I did. I am still working full time, and, with the commute, that takes care of 10 hours a day. I am involved in … Continue reading

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