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I Vacationed in Costa Rica and Did Not Get Injured

Photo By Orrin Onken while in Costa Rica where he did not get injured

That’s my new standard for a great vacation.

My wife and I belong to a group of people who travel together. There are ten of us. Five couples. The other couples are in their fifties. My wife and I are in our seventies.

Every other year or so, depending on pandemics, wars and similar obstacles, we leave our suburban homes in the Pacific Northwest and…




“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Orrin Onken

Orrin Onken

I am a retired elder law attorney who lives near Portland, Oregon. I write legal mysteries for Salish Ponds Press and articles about being old.

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