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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 …

  • 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 …

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

    Your Best Beauty Secret

    by Steve Goodier Comic Phyllis Diller quipped that she once entered a beauty contest. “I not only came in last,” she said, “I was hit in the mouth by Miss Congeniality.” Little Matthew watched, fascinated, as his mother, smoothed white cream on her face. “Why do you do that, Mom?”, he asked. “To make myself …

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

    Do You Have an Anchor?

    by Steve Goodier Though I have never seen it, I’m told that the Niagara River has a couple of interesting signs upstream of the famous falls. There is one by the side of the river visible to daredevil boaters that reads, “Do you have an anchor?” Then just downstream is a second sign that says, …

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

    How Will You Be Remembered?

    Three friends were discussing death and one of them asked, “What would you like people to say about you at your funeral?” The first of the friends said, “I would like them to say, ‘He was a great humanitarian, who cared about his community.’” The second answered, “I hope they say, ‘She was a great …

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