Retirement Talk

WHAT to do with the rest of your life?


Del Lowery
"Retirement Talk is an audio podcast (written script a click away) intended to help people who are retired, or considering retirement, to examine their own lives. We will consider an active retirement life in all its facets - not just financial. A retirement life-style that has been considered  carefully is our goal. We want to encourage thought and action." Del Lowery - Host

480 Talking Across Generations

We pick up lots of experiences and stories as we age. Retirement gives us time to pass some of this information on to our grandchildren and those of younger generations. We might want to spend some time and effort in this pursuit. Perhaps in the form of letters or in the form of personal conversation.

479 10 Thousand Hours


The Ten Thousand Hour Rule has become popularized through a book by Malcolm Gladwell. The idea is that if you spend enough time practicing your desired goal you will arrive. Perhaps there is a bit more to it than time spent.

478 Technology, Keeping Up


Technology comes at us whether we like it or not. We can ignore it or we can take a ride. What are the consequences?

477 Tai Chi


We have all heard that practicing Tai Chi is good for us. I have practiced it for over the past 20 years. Here is my story.

476 What Am I Doing Here


The thought of our own death can be disturbing if not paralyzing. It might be best to give this one a little deeper thought. What may be seen as disturbing can also be seen as our biggest blessing.


Road Trip USA Series Many retired folks dream of taking an extended road trip across America. Follow us as we plan our trips and actually ride the road. There are two trips taken and described:

A. Western, Southern and Southeastern Edge of America

B. American West

C. West Coast and East of the Sierra & Cascade Mountains

Related Resources:

"The Voice of SOAR" is a podcast for members of the Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees that is maintained by Charlie Averill. Charlie offers a strong political voice concerning retired folks and politics - insightful and passionate.


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