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Protecting Natural Ecosystems with Your Home Garden

As a home gardener, you can take steps to protect future ecosystems and humanity. And one step is planting native plants in your home garden.

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...

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Reader’s Choice 2021

Who gets your vote for our Readers Choice Awards? Your opinion counts. Please take time to tell us who should receive this coveted recognition. Rules ...

Good things to do for Others

Tape a couple of dollar bills to a vending machine Buy a meal for a stranger at a restaurant. Let the person inline behind you go...

Know a caregiver that deserves pampering?

Nominate your candidate to win prizes from local businesses by Caregivers360, a local nonprofit organization that recognizes caregivers having “the passion to help those...