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Born in the 40s or Earlier


Born in the 40s or Earlier

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Unfortunately finding myself here

Started by InsideLove. Last reply by Summergirl Feb 28. 6 Replies

My husband died on Aug 28, unexpectedly..I have a grief counselor- her husband passed away at 47 years of marriage too and so, she traveled this path. I do have a grief group, 4 widows 1 widower.…Continue

Joining the Club that no one wants to belong to...

Started by EarthSpirit (Carol). Last reply by EarthSpirit (Carol) Feb 27. 5 Replies

I am new to Soaring Spirits and this particular group. I find myself here as a result of my beloved husband Ralph’s passing on October 5, 2017. It seems like a lifetime ago, although only 4 months.…Continue

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Comment by barbee on October 10, 2017 at 7:53pm

We got the first month free on Netflix and then it is $9.95 a month. When we go to the theater, the senior rate is $10.50 per person. A BIG difference. 

As to what to watch, I prefer romantic comedies partly because they are so predictable and light-hearted. If there isn't something to laugh about, it hardly is worth the effort! Laughter is an essential part of my day! Of course, there are plenty of biographies, dramas, mysteries, and serious topics to view, but laughing helps keep me sane. Long live I LOVE LUCY re-runs!!!!!!!!!

Comment by Faolan on October 10, 2017 at 4:56pm
There is a subscription, not sure about smart TV, here in the UK it is £7.49 a month. Very affordable considering. I'm all for films that are pure hokum, and stand up comedians, after all, laughter is the best medicine!
Comment by Barzan on October 10, 2017 at 3:54pm
Because it will be coming on my smart tv, is there additional cost? I definitely need to find entertaining shows to keep my from watching all the news programs. They just get me down. My friend says I'll have to take anger management classes if I continue to watch them.
Comment by elaine on October 10, 2017 at 3:18pm

Must check out Netflix, there are very few programs on TV that I enjoy these days and the news is so depressing, I don't watch it anymore. 

Comment by Faolan on October 10, 2017 at 3:13pm
Yes, it can be very therapeutic, anything to take our mind off things and give us respite, even if it is only temporarily.
Comment by ceilya on October 10, 2017 at 1:40pm

I love Netflix.   There are nights I cannot sleep and nothing is on TV and I turn on Netflix.  Sometimes I watch the same movie or series and still hear or see something different.   Lots of choices.   

Comment by only1sue on October 4, 2017 at 6:51pm

Dianne, a tragedy like that traumatises so many people.  (((hugs)))

Comment by Dianne in Nevada on October 4, 2017 at 1:22pm

I signed up for Netflix and loved the movie. And it's been nice to be able to open up my laptop when I wake in the middle of the night and watch some Grace & Frankie episodes. A nice escape from the heartache of the aftermath of the mass shooting in my city.

Comment by Faolan on October 1, 2017 at 7:45am
Being a massive Steven King fan, and having read the book years ago, it was Geralds Game on Netflix for me, I absolutely loved it. I would bawl my eyes out if I watched the film you mention, so I've wussed out of watching it, for now.
Comment by barbee on October 1, 2017 at 6:54am

Watched it last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. It felt very close to what my guy and I have experienced these past couple years. Intimate relationships (with or without sex) for "old folks" is awkward. And, in our case, well worth the effort.


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