Category Archives: Planning Ahead

Retirement and Moving: Location Research 1

Rose covered cottageLast week’s post was about my rather unexpected decision to move to a new town in a new state last year. I’ve found that the more you know about a town before you decide to move there, the better your chances of loving it for the longterm will be.… Read more

Aging at Home: the Village Movement

older woman gardeningOne of my goals is to live in my own home for the duration, yet there may come a time when I can’t do everything myself. That concerns me.

I know several women in their 80s  who are in this position.… Read more

Urban Farming: Landshare and Fruitshare

Urban farming landshareI came across Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall‘s River Cottage TV cooking shows about a year ago. He moved out of London in his twenties to a village in Dorset as an experiment to see if he could grow his own food and thrive in the country.… Read more