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Summer Car Maintenance

Summer Car Maintenance

Although there is never a good time to experience a vehicle breakdown, a hot summer day is probably pretty far up on the list of lousy! The warmer weather now upon us will probably encourage you to travel more than during other times of the year, so it makes good sense to do some prudent

Mosquitoes & You

Mosquitoes & You

For millions of years, the great outdoors has always been a battleground between humans and mosquitoes.  Technology has improved our ability to better enjoy the experience of being outside, but evolution has also made the mosquito a better hunter!  But there is no reason to surrender outright to this wily enemy during these summer months. 

Make a Family Tree this Summer

Make a Family Tree this Summer

A great project that will have long-lasting meaning for you and your family is a family tree. With summer vacations, you have an opportunity to interact with so many of your family members to recollect and share information.  We suggest that you consider using your computer to memorialize and stylize your efforts.  There are many

Meeting Women in the Summer

Meeting Women in the Summer

Actually, any season is a good season to meet a Suddenly Solo woman, but the summer months give you additional opportunities to get out there and enjoy the company of a female! Here are some suggestions for these summer days (and nights!): Community Theatre.  Many of these troupes perform outdoors and the schedules are varied. 

Don’t Give A Thief Directions To Your House!

Don’t Give A Thief Directions To Your House!

Why would you knowingly provide a stranger with directions to your front door?  But that is exactly what you are doing when you program your address into your car’s GPS as “HOME.” And this isn’t something that happens solely as the result of a car theft.  Mechanics, parking valets, car detailers, etc.  most likely leave

Smart Fun in the Sun

Smart Fun in the Sun

With the nicer weather now upon us, let’s get out there and enjoy it – albeit safely! As we have matured, our skin is more sensitive to the sun, but that is not a reason to hide from it.  In fact, getting outdoors promotes better health and it increases socialization. We have all heard the

Travel Tips

Travel Tips

We encourage Suddenly Solos to travel. It can be a timely break from emotionally trying moments that can beset even the most well adjusted of us. Here are some tips that can make travelling a little easier. -Investigate TSA-Pre Check. This is an expedited system that is expanding to airports around the country and can

Graduation Gifts

Graduation Gifts

It won’t be long before your child or grandchild may be graduating from either high school or college.  Congratulations!  It is a special moment to be treasured. What to give?  This is a very personal decision that was usually handled by our wives. Here are some ideas for your graduate: Cash. It never goes out

Stressed Out? Have some sex!

Stressed Out?  Have some sex!

With the transition to becoming solo, there comes a great deal of worry.  But you’re not alone.  Studies show that 40% of all Americans lose sleep because of some type of stress.  52% of Americans worry about their health and 62% of those of us over 65 years worry about money.  We live in a

Note To Self: Go Out.

Note To Self: Go Out.

If you have not gone on a date, had a meal out, or seen a movie in the past month, then it is time to push yourself.  Static friction is hard to overcome but we have found that once you get some inertia going, it tends to perpetuate itself. Many of our Suddenly Solos use

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