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The Northwest's Own Karl Marlantes

This bestselling author and war hero was featured in the Ken Burns / Lynn Novick documentary, "The Vietnam War," which aired earlier this fall on PBS

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Back to our Roots

There is something especially satisfying in making an old family recipe. Here's a Northwest favorite.

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Retiring ABROAD? What You Need to Know about Getting Benefits Outside the U.S.

Did you ever want to retire to another county. Will your Social Security payments follow you?

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ONE FACT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DISABILITY

In Washington there are over 178 thousand people receiving disability payment. In Idaho there are over 44 thousand. Nationally there are over 8.75 million.

REMEMBERING OCTOBER SKIES 1957

Sputnik looked so small in the sky!

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MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT BEGINS OCTOBER 15 – START REVIEWING YOUR PLAN NOW

With more benefits, better choices and lower costs, the Social Security Administration is encouraging people with Medicare and their families to start reviewing drug and health plan coverage options for 2018.

The hills are alive with culinary treasures

The act of toasting in Austria is a custom with its own set of rules. As a visitor to this land of sophistication and unassuming elegance, it's important to know the correct protocol before you say, "Proust!"

500 word collage

April tackled the 500 word collage piece (with its 17 must use words) and used part of her 500 to do a poem--also using all 17. Quite a feat!

500 word collage

April tackled the 500 word collage piece (with its 17 must use words) and used part of her 500 to do a poem--also using all 17. Quite a feat!

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PACE - Providing comprehensive service for seniors

Providence ElderPlace has expanded to Redmond, Wash., offering comprehensive health and social services to seniors.

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The Forgotten Flower

What is the edible, forgotten flower in the garden? It’s cauliflower!

Memories of Edgar

The baby would lie in his crib at night, kicking up his feet and yelling MY OH MY.

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We Need to Move!

If you are contemplating a downsize from your long-time family home to a condo, apartment or retirement community, you’ve probably wondered if you should move out first or stay put during the preparation and marketing process

Find a Trail to History

Bellevue from New York City in 1981, I could put on my hiking boots, walk out the front door of our Northwest style home, follow a deer and social trail under the power lines, bushwhack through a small wetland and arrive at a trail into history

Preparing for Disaster

“Licensed settings must have disaster plans in place”