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Vaccines and the Elderly

My neighbor just got her first vaccine; it took her three days of telephoning to get an appointment.  A friend of mine has spent recent days arranging vaccine appointments for her elderly...

January Home Maintenance

By Lisa Alleman Add these home maintenance tips to your 2021 Resolutions The holidays are behind us once again along with December’s flurry of activity and family focus. As we begin another...

Pumping Iron (1977)

In 1977, Arnold Schwarzenegger was just an Austrian bodybuilder with a funny name. Then Pumping Iron was released, and the documentary began the process of making him into the biggest celebrity in...

Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway in the title roles, this landmark film told the story of the legendary partners in crime from the 1930s.

CARROT-LENTIL SOUP

I love this soup.  I could, and most often do,  eat it for lunch everyday.  Curry add the indian flavor I adore and cayenne pepper adds heat.  The carrots are sweet, the...

MSTORYTELLING: Visiting Gigi’s house

A new grandma’s diary excerpts A first time grandma reflects on the changes a baby brings to holiday family gatherings  By Lisa Alleman Thanksgiving 2018.  We gather around my dining room table to eat...

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...

Get the best produce delivered to your door

Folks looking for the freshest ingredients from a reputable source have the chance to buy produce from The Chef’s Garden in Huron. The Garden is offering its Best of the Season Boxes...

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What To Do If A Holiday Visit With An Aging Parent Sparked Concerns

By: Chris Orestis CSA, president of Retirement Genius www.retirementgenius.com Adult children who spent time over the holidays with their aging parents may in some cases have returned...

Defending Your Life (1991)

Most depictions of the idea of an “afterlife” are full of fluffy white clouds and angels and harp music. Albert Brooks’ “Defending Your Life”...

Black History Month

Black History Month-- both locally in the Toledo area and throughout the nation-- is a chance to not only look at our past but...