"Coral sunset imagine Elvis and Aretha gospel duet."

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Cut back on salt, but keep the crunch in your snacks

You can still enjoy the crunch of your favorite snacks while cutting out the salt. Make your own!

Canton exceeds expectations

It's that time of year when you start to notice the signs of fall, like slightly cooler temps and crisp air, yellow school buses on the road and the slight tinge of colors on the leaves of trees. But, perhaps, one of the most obvious indicators is the roar of football fans cheering for their teams in stadiums across the country.

Old Lady Babies

"Old lady babies were older women who dressed like teenagers."

Dorothy Clicked Her Heels Three Times

Both ladies were eager to meet in person but the 5-hour round trip from Bellevue to Lynden was not to be, even for two former jitterbuggers

From Girdle Buyer to Engineer

I had the fun of interviewing a humorous woman by the name of Nancy Breckenridge, and what a story she has!

Age-Friendly Discussion Groups

The aspect of community we are exploring this month is “respect and social inclusion.” What does this mean to you?

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Nellie Cornish

When Nellie Cornish arrived in Seattle in 1900, she was a 24-year-old piano teacher looking to make a living in a city that was more hospitable to Gold Rush prospectors than it was to the fine arts

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Celebrate the Arts!

This "hot sheet" of upcoming cultural events in the greater Seattle area is only a sampling of notable arts events, courtesy of VisitSeattle.com

Put Some Pizzazz in Your Life and Make a Difference in the World!

Carol is living proof that regardless of how sick you are, it’s never too late to add some pizzazz to your bucket list.


When I retired in 2005, my goal was to sew all the fabric I owned into aprons.

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"Gratitude is a stepping stone on the path living in light without shadows"

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Reasons to love rain!

Prepare to be dazzled by Detroit

When I told friends I was going to Detroit, I received a lot of puzzled looks and raised eyebrows, followed by the question, "Why?" They were skeptical when I explained that my reason for visiting the town was curiosity-based, as rumor had it that "The D" was a reinvigorated destination and worthy of a look-see.

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Long and green and good for you

Try cucumbers and zucchini in salads made for hot days.