All posts by Kyle Alison Cubbon

Continuing education during retirement

While adjusting to retirement, many become concerned that we are not exercising our brains. If we are not taking in new information,  perhaps we are ‘dummying down.’  Accustomed to using our brains throughout our working years, we feel alive when taking in new information. There are options to exercise the brain and to learn new

Soak Up The Sun with Picnics On-The-Go

Nothing compares to a great picnic with a beautiful view!  Pairing parks with locally-owned restaurants, this listing allows you to call ahead to place a carry-out order before driving to the park to enjoy a meal in the great outdoors.  Bring a tablecloth and you are ready to commune with nature and satisfy your appetite

What a time this is.

Two weeks ago, when I began to think about what I would say in this column, I had no idea how much our world would change in just a few days. The phrase “social distancing” did not exist in daily conversations. “Self-isolation” seemed an unhealthy way to live. Students were in school. The arts were

Kyle’s Kitchen: Bagels 101

Boredom-busting baking My husband and I are in “that” age group, so we have stayed home since March 14 trying to avoid the coronavirus. Since I love to cook and bake, I’ve been spending a lot of time experimenting in the kitchen. My most recent undertaking was bagels. The kneading builds your muscles and may

Medicare 101

What you need to know to get started If you are near the age of 64, a Medicare application is required to avoid financial penalties. Seniors must apply for Medicare between 64 years and 9 months of age and 65 years and three months. The application is easy and can be completed online, but the