E-bikes are helping keep seniors young and, in some instances, even alleviating the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. — Read on http://www.fastcompany.com/90341686/the-unlikely-way-e-bikes-could-transform-how-we-age This should help rural people to become more active. I saw a fellow on a $2000 Costco ebike yesterday. It was a gift to his wife. 🙄
SAN FRANCISCO – Results of research conducted by online thrift shop Thred Up say that the second-hand clothing market will grow to nearly 1.5x the size of fast fashion by 2028. The Thred Up 2019 Resale Report says that in 2028, the second-hand market… — Read on http://www.ecotextile.com/2019040124196/fashion-retail-news/research-predicts-second-hand-will-overtake-fast-fashion-within-ten-years.html
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My new book Little Black Stretchy Pants is the story of how I built @lululemon —and how it represents one of the greatest changes in the history of the way we get dressed. Here's a throwback to a time before athleisure. Pre-order my book now on @amazon: https://t.co/krt6wM0EpS. pic.twitter.com/tSkvm4elpl — Chip Wilson (@ChipYVR) October 1,… Read More The minimalist retirement wardrobe II
One of the biggest challenges to living on the island is that most things are only open a couple of days a week and/or part of the day and there is no universal closing days or times. This can result in wasted trips. What I have done to get around this is until to take… Read More Services around Hornby Island
It is tempting to hold on to work clothes, but it is at the expense of freeing up room in your closet. I lot of my work clothes are kind of dated anyway. Joe Fresh has almost everything you need for retirement. Yes I know their hiring practices in Bangladesh have been controversial but you… Read More The minimalist retirement wardrobe
Securing your back pack I have found that backpacks often slip off my shoulders and I have found a solution to this problem. There are two parts to the solution. One is a clip that attaches to the front strap of your backpack and the other is this handy bungee cord like device that clips… Read More Shopping.. some of my favourite things.
People who retired often consider downsizing vehicles. Here is a good analysis of the pros and cons of owning vs car sharing