November 11.  Welcome, to this week's issue . Should  you ever want to unsubscribe to this newsletter you can use this link to manage your subscription(s) . 

Happy Veterans Day to all of our many Veterans! Thank you for serving our country. Youreditor often thinks back (for the most part fondly) on his days in the Army - in fact he went on active duty 45 years ago today. Wow, time moves on!

This resort area was originally chosen as a railroad destination for wealthy tourists. Formerly home to Ernest Hemingway, it is now a top ski and mountain resort of unbelievable beauty.
We continue our "Dueling Retirements" Series with a look at the 5 states that surround the Gulf of Mexico. While they don't often get the attention they deserve, they do offer some of the best weather and affordability anywhere - especially as a place to retire with access to salt water beaches. The article contains links to all of the previous comparisons in the Series.

Dunedin is an old sailing town with a spectacular setting on the west coast of Florida, just above Clearwater.  It boasts at least a mile of unobstructed views of Gulf beaches including Caladesi Island State Park, named the best public beach in America.

Every year about this time we roll out our Snowbird's Going Away Checklist article. While we have some good tips for you here, they are nothing compared to the practical advice given in the Comments to the original article..

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