Archive 1.0

From August 2022 until early January 2024, the old codgers published a weekly podcast episode. These were purely opinion pieces since we were happy to declare that we may not have been experts on a subject, but we were still willing to offer our sage advice. Long or short, serious, funny, or sad, our objective was to speak from the heart about our experiences and observations of growing older. 

Bah Humbug—Return of the Grinch

Bah Humbug, return of the Grinch, and here comes Gary Ebersole to ruin whatever Christmas joy is left. We all know that Ebenezer Scrooge says, Bah Humbug. The Grinch...

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New Year’s Resolutions and How to Keep Them

New Year’s Resolutions—and How to Keep Them—is a fitting show to close out the year. It’s a longstanding tradition to make New Year’s resolutions at the beginning of a...

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Holiday Loneliness

Yes, Holiday Loneliness is a real thing–especially for seniors during the most festive season of the year. Here’s what you can do about it. You know that Andy Williams...

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Christmas Fun with Grandkids

How to have Christmas fun with grandkids– and a year-round guide to making memories with your grandchildren from Camp Granny author, Sharon Lovejoy. Happy holiday season! We interviewed Sharon...

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Codger Retirement Stories

This week, the codgers tell their retirement stories. Did they retire at 65? Retirement planning, new hobbies, how to enjoy retirement, and more. If you’re a subscriber to Camp...

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Has Amazon Ruined Holiday Shopping?

You might be right if you think Amazon has ruined holiday season shopping. Or not. Holiday season shopping used to mean going downtown or to the shopping mall to...

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