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6 Healthy Behaviors that Benefit Your Brain Health

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July 7, 2019

Brain Health is Vital for Lifelong Travel
The subject of brain health is near and dear to my heart. Spoiler alert – I’m the daughter of a parent with dementia. Because of that, it is a subject that will appear frequently on this blog as my goal is to get…

One simple way to keep your brain healthy is to get enough sleep. In today’s busy world, too often we stay up late to finish work, finish housework, or to finally relax


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Sleep Your Way to a Healthy Brain

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June 9, 2019

Can sleep improve your brain health?
Our brains are the miracle powerhouses of our bodies. This extremely complex organ controls all our bodily functions so, for obvious reasons, we should do everything in our power to keep our brains functioning healthfully. 

When you think about being independent and able to travel…

The entrance to Dona Eutimia can be well recognized when you see the yellow sign with black letters - Dona Eutimia - and a large red arrow pointing the way inside the restaurant. Don't be mislead by people who will try to steer you toward their restaurants instead. Make sure you enter at the yellow sign.


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Cuba: Spotlight on Doña Eutimia

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May 18, 2019

A Gastronomic Delight! 
That is how I would describe the food at Doña Eutimia in Havana, Cuba! When I was researching my trip I found many mentions of Doña Eutimia on the Cuba forum of TripAdvisor. All the reviews were excellent and the price point seemed right in line with my budget,…

adult immunization schedule, CDC recommendations, health, healthy, retirement, travel,


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Adult Vaccination Schedule

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December 16, 2017

We think about vaccinations as something we got as children or something we made sure our own children received. But the need for vaccinations extends into our adult years. When was the last time you had a Tetanus shot? Do you get a flu vaccine every year? Have you…

5 things a grieving person wishes you wouldn't say


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5 Things a Grieving Person Wishes You Wouldn’t Say

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December 16, 2017

Have you ever had a friend or loved one who lost a spouse or partner, a parent or a child? You see them at the funeral or run into them during an errand and don’t quite know what to say. It’s awkward. You feel compelled to say something but…

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Norfolk, VA, USA

HI! I'm Shara, the life traveler behind this blog. I became a widow two days before my 49th birthday. And so began the second chapter of my life. Join me as I journey through this new phase of life, 50+ years old, staring down the barrel of early retirement and everything that encompasses being happy and healthy in the second chapter of life.

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