We feisty boomers know that one of the best ways to celebrate life is through travel, savoring great food, enjoying magnificent scenery and learning new and fascinating information. That’s why this show on Feisty Side of Fifty Radio is especially exciting. Our guest is none other than Frances Mayes. You know Frances as a bestselling author and devotee of all things Italian. Perhaps her most well known work is one so many of us loved for both her book and the resulting movie, Under the Tuscan Sun. And now … [Read more...]
Retirement Heaven Or Hell: Which Will You Choose?
Are you a boomer who is considering retirement and concerned about your financial security and general wellbeing? If so… you’ll want to be sure to take a listen to what Mike Drak and Susan Williams share on Feisty Side of Fifty Radio. Mike is a forty-year veteran of the financial services sector who found himself thrown into retirement unexpectedly and personally suffered from what he calls “retirement shock.” While working through this major life change, he authored his first book, Victory Lap … [Read more...]
How to Jump Start Fitness in the New Year
Do you need a little more motivation to get started (or re-started) with healthier habits this year? Have you started and stopped more times than you care to remember? Fed up with fad diets and endless gimmicks that never work? You are in the right place! Join our guest on Feisty Side of Fifty Radio, Cathy Richards, M.A., for a big dose of motivation and the top tips to spring into long-lasting success! Cathy is an exercise physiologist, wellness coach, and the bestselling author of BOOM: Six Steps to a … [Read more...]
One Step Further: The Real Story of Hidden Figures’ Heroine, Katherine Johnson
The remarkable life of Katherine Johnson as portrayed in the movie, Hidden Figures, brought to light, not only her genius and commitment to excellence, but also her courage in confronting the daunting dual barriers of gender and race. Now Katherine's daughters have penned a children's book to share the life of their mother with a population that can learn and be motivated by Katherine's example. Below is the description of the podcast dedicated to this true American heroine... If you’re a grandparent, no … [Read more...]
Angie McCartney: Here, There and Everywhere!
Angie McCartney is Paul McCartney’s stepmother. But Angie has enjoyed an incredible career in her own right. Her resume includes owning a thriving tea and wine business, authoring several books, and becoming a sought-after media star with various talk shows and movie credits to her name. Believe it or not, this list is just a sprinkling of what this remarkable woman has accomplished. Angie is joining us today to talk about her recently released book, Here There and Everywhere. I’ve read it, I love it! So … [Read more...]