On Life and Love after 50: The Benefits of Grief Groups

Seventeen months ago, Greta, my mate of 25 years, passed away. I wasn’t technically a widower — Greta and I were not married — but the hurt and loss were like what widowed people experience.

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You Gotta Be Kidding!

One Monday evening in 1957, the switchboard at the London office of the BBC came ablaze with blinking lights, as overwhelmed operators frantically explained that, no, they had no information about where one could purchase a spaghetti plant.

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Nurse Nancy: Do a Spring Refresh with Hygge

Spring is a time for all things bright and beautiful. As the days grow warmer and the sun shines brighter, it is a time to refresh our surroundings.

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Family Volunteerism: Teaching Grandkids Civic Responsibility

“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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Savvy Senior: How to Fight Back Against Age Discrimination

Dear Savvy Senior,

What are the steps to take to fight against age discrimination in the workplace, and where can I turn to for help if I think I’ve got a case?

– Passed-Over Paul

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Bob’s Tech Talk: Bundled Software, Silence Callers, and Used iPhones

Q. I got a new computer this year as a gift. Are there any essential apps I should install?

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First Lady from Plains Rosalynn Carter (1927-2023)

In 1984, former first lady Rosalynn Carter published her memoir First Lady from Plains. It was her first book, and it became a bestseller.

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Pleased to Meat You: The World of Spam

During World War II, American soldiers stationed overseas had their own terms for Spam. Some called it “ham that didn’t pass its physical,” while others sneered that it was “meatloaf without basic training.” One term bandied about was “Special Army Meat.”

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Bob’s Tech Talk: Music Subscriptions and Purchases, iPhone Camera Tricks

Q. What is the best way to enjoy music on my smartphone or tablet?

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