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Confessions of a Peg-Legged Water Balloon

As spring approaches, you’ll see a lot more runners dotting the sidewalks and parks. My admiration goes not to the lean, sinewy ones running in top-of-the-line gear, but to the bulbous newcomers, puffing along because this is the day they wouldn’t put off.

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Advice for the Over-50 Crowd

Dear Old Bag: I enjoy your column and was very happy for you to hip women upon paying their own way on dates, or at least offering to share the high cost of entertainment. Yes, we wanted equality which means pay for your own! I would like you to take on another challenging issue.


Enjoying the golden years, these grannies are on the court and having a ball.

Tips For Knowing When It’s Time To Replace Products On Your Home

Owning a home means giving constant attention to the building products that go into protecting the structure of your house. While we’d like to believe items like our roof and windows will last forever, that’s not the case.

What is Relay Service?

In this day and age of email, social media and texting, many people take talking over the phone for granted. That being said, phone calls are still the most preferred method of personal communication, and its digital alternative is nowhere nearly as universally accepted.

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The ‘Looking Down Generation’

The teenage boy stepped off the curb into the street as I was approaching in my car. I hit the brakes and he kept on walking, continuing to look down at his hand-held, palm-sized electronic device and all but oblivious to everything around him.

Spring Training Sausage and Peppers

You never really know exactly when something becomes a ritual, but we know for certain that Cactus League in Arizona is one of our most cherished rites of spring.

There’s More to Maui than Sun and Surf

There’s More to Maui than Sun and Surf

6th Annual Healthy Aging & Sexuality Event

6thAnnual Healthy Aging & Sexuality Event

If Baseball Were Like Conservative Politics …

If Baseball Were Like Conservative Politics …

Momma’s Minestrone Soup

I came across an article on a natural news website recently about victory gardens. It said that during World War II, 20 million family gardens were producing 8 million tons of food that helped provide nourishment needed by soldiers to keep them fighting strong.

Thoughtful Design In Everyday Spaces

Have you ever stopped to consider how much thought and effort went into the design of the spaces you visit every day? You may not realize it, but your favorite restaurants, neighborhood grocery store and go-to movie theater follow some very specific design principles in order to create a unique space that is both visually appealing and user friendly.

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Petraeus Resignation Indicates Illegal Domestic Surveillance

The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus incited a number of political time bombs, including one of the more contentious speculations, a White House cover-up over the attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. But the latest episode in the scandal propels a more sensitive issue, one that targets the American people as a whole, through government surveillance and the possible imposition of U.S. law.

Senior Athletes

Going for Gold in the Golden Years

Fireproof Your Home This Season

‘Tis the season for at-home entertaining—food, friends, family, fun and yes, even fires.