Sometimes you just need to press SHUFFLE!

I walked outside my RV earlier and stretched out in my chair. I set my iPhone on the plastic table beside me and set it to run one of my playlists, specifically the one I call MY MUSIC -1. I only have one MY MUSIC playlist so the list number itself is kind of dumb. …

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RamblingDon – It’s MY Turn to live MY Lifestyle

I have a few hundred articles on HubPages, which is a writer's site designed for my fellow writers and I to exhibit our works. Recently, I started a series of articles focused on my wife and my lifestyle of traveling in our RV. I will also include our opinions and comments on not only the …

Yes, I am an ASSHOLE! But, I’m not a perfect one.

I just have to write a little something about this. If my article title offends anyone, I apologize ahead of time, before I go on. Being a realist, as I look back on my past career in a high-tech industry where I had to dine on stress and pressure and wash it down with the …

You don’t know me, I’m one of those who voted for Trump

Yeah, here I am, one of those Average Americans that came out of the woodwork to vote for Trump. (Or, was it to vote against Clinton?). Anyway, I was up late, watching this very important election and finally the results turned and started going in Trump's direction, and I must say, the consternation and shock …

Hey SnowBirds! We Really Don’t Care!

Snowbirds are a phenomenon that many people don't really understand until they move here and become a resident, themselves. There are so many people who live further North, even as far north as Canada, and eventually save enough money to spend most of their cold winters in Florida that they have this unique name, SNOWBIRD. …

How a Retiree Vacations

People normally don't get to take a vacation when they are already retired in many peoples view. Most people think that; Hey, they're retired, how can they take a vacation from a perpetual vacation? Well, we retirees do get to go on vacation trips but our real vacations are when we get visitors. Read my …

I’m Mad! Everybody deserves more Money but ME!

It's just not right, I tell you! This is my annual Rant at the world about how our nations politicians treat their Seniors, Retirees, Baby Boomers and others who are living on a fixed income. Just tell me why: Doctors deserve more for their visits every year, Supermarkets deserve more money for their basic foods …

I was Just Thinkin’ – Here I sit, Retired?

That's right, I'm Retired! And, here I have combined two different articles of mine for efect. The first half I wrote when I turned 65. The second half are my reflections on then, Now and what I am afraid about tomorrow and our future as retirees. Click on the link below to read the article. …

I’m Old enough to Remember-#1 – When we were told SS and Medicare Insurance was a safe thing.

Yes, I am old enough to remember.I remember when I was a young worker for a major electronics manufacturing location and they, our government, told us that paying our SS and Medicare taxes was a GOOD THING!Yep! If we paid those taxes we would be set for life when we retired.A comfortable RETIREMENT and an …

Ten Quirky Places to Retire – AARP Article

Pic by Don Bobbitt Here is a great article I read on the AARP magazine that lists some great places to consider for retirement. They are "Artsy" locations for those that like that kind of lifestyle. I feel that you will enjoy reading this, so just click on the link below: Quirky Places to Retire …

I filed my Taxes and learned something along the way.- Moving Expenses

I filed my taxes the other day, and boy am  pissed. I retired, and like so many retirees I decided to move to a more friendly climate. I purchased a small place in Florida and I relocated there last year, so of course, I expected to get a little bit of a tax break to …

Political News – I hate it when I am drowning in it and I become afraid when I hear nothing.

The daily Political News is a YIN-YANG thing to me. I complain when I am inundated with it throughout the day, as with the latest PRIMARY reporting. But, If I get a few hours into the day, and some idiot in Washington hasn't come out with yet another stupid statement, well, then I get scared. …

Minor Adjustments to my SS and Medicare?

I watched our president on TV today. And I tried to listen to the whole thing. Really! I Tried! I tried very hard! But, everyone, it seems, is off and running for Office or Reelection, and he is no exception. He went On, and On, and On. The republicans beat him up! He beats them …