Barbara Torris

I am a writer at Retire In Style Blog.  I write about seniors and for seniors while I am out here living the life. An eclectic mixes of article all related in someway to the retirement lifestyle fill the blog posts.

A book so good it makes you want to have children!

I saw a review for a book today. It said, [this book is] worth having children for! Now that is a review that gets my attention. The name of the book was The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip....more

The Bickering's Christmas Tree Hunt! @blogher #NaBloPoMo

The perfect family!Me, daughter, son-in-law, grandson, granddaughter, husband...more

11 Books I Read in 2012...a price comparison!

Buying used books is one of the best idea's for saving money in a book store that I know. The question is which book seller should we use? I did a little research and compared Powell's Book of Portland in store and online store and Amazon online. Here is what I discovered.You know I love books. That is why I am a book store addict. Yes, you heard it here first. I do NOT go to book stores without a purpose because I will leave with books I didn't know I needed. Books can be a very expensive addiction....more

#1 Aging: Is it a problem when you feel younger than you are?

It is happening...again. The issue of when we will need special care is the ongoing topic of conversation with our children. They are wondering "What will shall we say? What should we do? Did you see Mom/Dad driving, paying the bills, stumble on the front sidewalk?" They (our children) are worried....more