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  • Steve Goodier writes Your Life Support column in 50 Plus Marketplace News for northern Colorado seniors

    You Are One of Us

    By Steve Goodier Salt Lake City, Utah, is a worldwide center for genealogical research. Even the big department stores sell genealogy supplies. One newcomer to Salt Lake City, and a non-researcher, got a job as a clerk at one of those big department stores. She received her introduction to genealogy one day when a customer …

  • Steve Goodier writes Your Life Support column in 50 Plus Marketplace News for northern Colorado seniors

    These Are the Only Times I’ve Got

    Can you believe it? This poem was actually published in The Saturday Evening Post in 1949, under the title, “Time of the Mad Atom.” See if it sounds familiar. This is the age Of the half-read page. And the quick hash And the mad dash. The bright night With the nerves tight. The plane hop …

  • Steve Goodier writes Your Life Support column in 50 Plus Marketplace News for northern Colorado seniors

    Life Is Meant to Be Lived

    Life is to be lived. No excuses. No reservations. No holding back. An enchanting story about the talented violinist Fritz Kreisler tells how he once came across a beautiful instrument he wanted to acquire. When he finally raised the money for the violin, he returned to buy it and learned that it had already been …

  • Steve Goodier writes Your Life Support column in 50 Plus Marketplace News for northern Colorado seniors

    Three Keys You Need

    A funny story tells about three high school seniors who went to New York for their senior trip. When they arrived in the city, they went immediately to one of the finest hotels and registered for a room. They were assigned a room on the 30th floor. After settling in, they decided to go see …

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    Access Social Security Online Resources When You Travel

    Social Security is here for you when you’re traveling, whether it’s just a state away or when you’re abroad. When you open a personal secure my Social Security account, you are in control of your finances and your future. With my Social Security, you can: • Request a replacement Social Security or Medicare card if …

  • Steve Goodier writes Your Life Support column in 50 Plus Marketplace News for northern Colorado seniors

    We Are Meant For The Skies

    A chauffeur worked for a woman who liked to take her cat with her on errands. During one trip, the uniformed driver dropped her at a shopping mall before refueling. The cat remained in the car, lounging on top of the limousine’s back seat. The confused service station attendant stole several glances at the feline passenger …

  • Steve Goodier writes Your Life Support column in 50 Plus Marketplace News for northern Colorado seniors

    Ready to Grow a Little?

    “The trouble with resisting temptation,” says one woman, “is that it may never come again.” Hmmm…. Mark Twain noted that “there are several good precautions against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.” And poet W. B. Yeats said this about those ever-present allurements: “My temptation is quiet.” It’s true. They so often sneak up on …

  • Steve Goodier writes Your Life Support column in 50 Plus Marketplace News for northern Colorado seniors

    Ready to Grow a Little?

    “The trouble with resisting temptation,” says one woman, “is that it may never come again.” Hmmm…. Mark Twain noted that “there are several good precautions against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.” And poet W. B. Yeats said this about those ever-present allurements: “My temptation is quiet.” It’s true. They so often sneak up on …

  • Steve Goodier writes Your Life Support column in 50 Plus Marketplace News for northern Colorado seniors

    Where Change Begins

    What final result are you trying to achieve? In the mid-1950s, a flamboyant, but unknown, American pianist had dreams of performing in the Hollywood Bowl. He gathered some money, rented the Hollywood Bowl on an off night, showed up wearing a tuxedo and played a full concert on a grand piano to absolutely no audience …

  • Steve Goodier writes Your Life Support column in 50 Plus Marketplace News for northern Colorado seniors

    Life Is Meant to Be Lived

    Life is to be lived. No excuses. No reservations. No holding back. An enchanting story about the talented violinist Fritz Kreisler tells how he once came across a beautiful instrument he wanted to acquire. When he finally raised the money for the violin, he returned to buy it and learned that it had already been …

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