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Going it alone

In 2014 I began a blog to describe my adventures entering retirement (retirementmadness.wordpress.com). I began posting weekly updates; that quickly used up all retirement-related topics and I ground to halt after about 34 weeks. Years passed and I’ve begun a new chapter in life. My husband of 44 years died after a long, brave struggle with a malignant brain tumor. Now I am going it alone, as are many singles, divorcees, widows and widowers. I hope that my adventures will be something many can relate to, I hope they are funny and bring readers a good chuckle. That is my goal.

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