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If You’re Looking for a Cozy, Friendly Community, With Mammoth Trees, Walking Trails and Whale Sitings, You Won’t Want to Miss Yachats — Gem of Oregon’s Central Coast

July 31st, 2014

By Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Associate  Read More

Thrift Shopping Your Way to Wealth

July 25th, 2014

Thrift Shopping Your Way to Wealth By Barbara Tobias NABBW’s Thifting Associate  Read More

The Living Memories Project: Legacies That Last

July 18th, 2014

The Living Memories Project: Legacies That Last Amazon Barnes & Noble Authors: Meryl Ain, Arthur M. Frischman, and Stewart Ain Reviewed for the NABBW by: Anne Holmes The Living Memories Project is a collection of inspirational personal accounts from more than 30 people, each sharing their own unique stories of how they have or are carrying on the memories of someone they loved. Some of the storytellers are people whose names you will likely recognize, such as: Lynda Johnson Robb, who writes lovingly of how she keeps alive her memories of her mother, former first lady Lady Bird Johnson Jack... Read More

Project Keepsake: Everyone has a keepsake, and every keepsake has a story to tell

July 17th, 2014

Project Keepsake: Everyone has a keepsake, and every keepsake has a story to tell Amazon Barnes & Noble Kindle Nook Author: Amber Lanier Nagle and friends (Anthology)  Reviewed for the NABBW by: Anne Holmes   Amber Lanier Nagle has always been interested in keepsakes-a glass bluebird, a pocket knife, a dime-store locket, a faded fishing lure, a dented cake pan, a model train car, and so many others. “Why do you keep this?” she asks. “Where did it come from?” And then she listens as the stores and memories pour out. Project Keepsake is Nagle’s crusade to collect and publish the... Read More

Meatless Mondays Are More Tasty When You Include Dairy Proteins and Fresh Garden Greens, Like Cheeses and Spinach

July 15th, 2014

Meatless Mondays Are More Tasty When You Include Dairy Proteins and Fresh Garden Greens, Like Cheeses and Spinach By Pat Sinclair NABBW’s Cooking for Two Associate There\’s been a lot of talk about “Meatless Mondays” as a healthy way to make dietary changes. I have found that for me to feel full I need to have protein, not carbs. And of course, garden fresh veggies add taste, nutrients and volume. The following recipe contains high quality egg protein and milk protein in the Cheddar cheese. Studies show that saturated fat raises blood cholesterol levels to a greater degree... Read More

Broken Petals: An Appalachian-Inspired Short Story Collection

July 15th, 2014

Broken Petals: An Appalachian-Inspired Short Story Collection Amazon Barnes & Noble Kindle Nook Author: Anthology: multiple authors including NABBW member Janie Dempsey Watts Reviewed for the NABBW by:  Anne Holmes Having read and enjoyed NABBW member Janie Dempsey Watt’s novel, “Moon Over Taylor’s Ridge,” I was anxious to read more of her work. When she told me she’d had short stories published recently in two anthologies, I jumped at the chance to read both collections. “Broken Petals” is a collection of short stories that demonstrate strength, humor, and tenacity interlaced... Read More

Get Some Forest in Your Boots: Hiking Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood River Valley

July 10th, 2014

Get Some Forest in Your Boots: Hiking Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood River Valley By Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Associate (Note: Linda offers a special thanks to Greg Vaughn, author of Photographing Oregon for for the photos of the Mt. Hood River Valley and Horse Tail Falls.) Old growth forest and broadleaf trees and shrubs cover Oregon’s Columbia River region in a thick verdure scented with life. The massive river flows 1,200 miles from the Canadian Rockies and is the main artery of this watershed, but the forests are the skin sheathing the mountains and the lungs... Read More

Nasty But Necessary Travel Topic: How to Roam Without Bringing Bed Bugs Home

July 9th, 2014

Nasty But Necessary Travel Topic: How to Roam Without Bringing Bed Bugs Home  By Teresa Roberts NABBW’s Associate for Living Abroad  Recently, a very close friend of mine discovered that his house was infested with bed bugs. I know! I know! Who gets bed bugs these days besides those who reside in rundown neighborhoods that are in filthy condition? The troubling news is that bed bugs do not discriminate. They can set up camp anywhere from the poshest hotels to the most hygienically maintained households. And, they are on the rise.  So, how did my friend’s house get hijacked by these hard-to-get-rid-of... Read More

Boomers Beware: Surviving the Heat of a Summer European Trip Takes Knowledge, Planning

July 8th, 2014

Boomers Beware:  Surviving the Heat of a Summer European Trip Takes Knowledge, Planning  By Phyllis Stoller NABBW\’s  Group  Travel Associate  Read More

Why I See Tennis as a Metaphor for Life

July 4th, 2014

Why I See Tennis as a Metaphor for Life  By Jan Cullinane NABBW’s Associate for The New Retirement  Read More