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Suzanne Davis writes the Greetings from Old People Camp column for The Tribune. After teaching in San Luis Obispo County for 27 years, she is now happily retired. She lives in the South County with her husband and their three dogs.

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    Protective packing in public’s presence

    With the recent July 1 enactment of the Georgia so-called, “carry everywhere” gun law, I’ve decided I might reconsider item No. 32 on my bucket list: visit historic Savannah and experience its legendary Southern charm. Go ahead, call me Californian, but I thought mint juleps...

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    Pickleball latest trend for those of certain age

    Before we get started this morning, I’d like to share my “Space Age Fact of the Month.” This is the first of a series, the frequency of which depends upon how many cool things I read and whether I think you need to know them. I believe this particular bit of trivia was from ...

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    Tossing political hot potatoes

    My husband and I recently enjoyed an exciting evening at home, wherein we ate “dinner” in front of the TV and enjoyed a marathon viewing of our favorite political drama.

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    Sights of the Central Valley: Square trees, stockyards and soft serve

    Mick and I took Lance the travel trailer on another trek upstate recently, which necessitated a trip to the Central Valley, and I must say, there are a lot of interesting things on the way to Kettleman City and Sacramento (there aren’t really, but I’ve got to do major positive self...

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    To everything there is a season…

    Spring has arrived once again on the Central Coast! The hills are finally green, the veggies are planted, the birds are twitterpated and we’re on the cusp of rock ’n’ roll season.

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    Considering fitness

    I just had another birthday, dammit, and with my seventh decade not too far down the trail, I’ve been contemplating a few things I might like to do before I get too stiff to get off the couch.

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    Online image paints interesting profile

    Like most seniors, I’ve done a lot of thinking about my online profile, and I’m understandably concerned that the NSA, Google and the FBI may not have an accurate impression of the real me.

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    'Little Old Ladies' go zip lining through a vineyard

    In my experience, if you don’t get LOLs (little old ladies) off their butts once in awhile, they get stoveup, and I felt that the Old People Camp girls were spending way too much time in the craft shack throwing back shots and bagging on their children. It was up to me, as activities director...

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    Resolvedly resolute

    The other day, while gazing into my underwear drawer, it struck me that it’s New Year’s resolution time. Traditionally, I like to adopt the philosophy of my SoCal friend Helen. She’s given up making resolutions because she doesn’t want to disappoint herself. But this ...

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    Special delivery by drone

    Ah, the holidays. They can be so stressful! Thanksgiving is barely under our belts and we find ourselves drafted immediately into the War on Christmas.

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