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Linda Ballou Freelance Writer

Top Senior Adventures Blog Linda's mission is to experience as many beautiful places on our planet as she can before they are no more. Travel tales relating her experiences while kayaking, horseback riding, sailing, birding and hiking about the globe have appeared in numerous national magazines. She had great fun collecting travel stories, and profiles of people she met in “naturally high places” for her book, Lost Angel Walkabout-One Traveler’s Tales. Go to LostAngelAdventures.com for more adventures.

Your reward, aside from learning about me and my work, will be to discover the secret to youth!

Follow my blog at LindaBallouTalkingtoYou.blogspot.com to keep up with my latest adventures.

Tatshenshini River Basin, Alaska
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Generation Bold, December 6, Phil Newman, Longevity Technology

Phil Newman is Editor-in-Chief Longevity.Technology and founder of First Longevity which brings together international investors and Longevity start-ups.In his career, Phil has held c-level management positions; applying his marketing and business development expertise into these tech sectors: Longe…Phil Newman is Editor-in-Chief Longevity.Technology and founder of First Longevity which brings together international investors and Longevity start-ups.In his career, Phil has held c-level management…Phil Newman is Editor-in-Chief Longevity.Technology and founder of First Longevity which brings together international investors and Longevity start-ups.In his career, Phil has held c-level management positions; applying his marketing and business development expertise into these tech sectors: Longevity; IoT; AI; Medical Devices; Biopharma; 3D Manufacturing; Smartgrid and Sustainability.

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Looking for a FUN & UNIQUE Holiday Gift? We Highly Recommend the New Board Game, Boom Again!

Awesome Boomer Focused Game Recommendation by Anne Holmes for the NABBW What to a roller skate key, a roach clip, dog tags, a plastic 45 RPM record insert and a Students for Kennedy campaign button have in common? Well, beyond being items you've hardly thought about lately, perhaps they are tr…Awesome Boomer Focused Game Recommendation by Anne Holmes for the NABBW What to a roller skate key, a roach clip, dog tags, a plastic 45 RPM record insert and a Students for Kennedy campaign but…Awesome Boomer Focused Game Recommendation by Anne Holmes for the NABBW What to a roller skate key, a roach clip, dog tags, a plastic 45 RPM record insert and a Students for Kennedy campaign button have in common? Well, beyond being items you've hardly thought about lately, perhaps they are triggers that remind you of your youth. (And if you found them in a cigar box under your childhood bed, we're certain of that.)    But these days, these items are tokens in an awesome new board game called Boom Again. An awesome new game -- packaged in a cigar box -- that gives you and your frien…

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Book Review: “Pap Pap Goes To Paris” is a Fun Picture Book to Gift to That Specially Beloved Child in Your Life

Pap Pap goes to Paris By Janie Dempsey Watts, Illustrated by Lyn Martin Reviewed for the NABBW by Anne Holmes Snow globes and the winter holidays always seem to go together, so this is a wonderful time for me to share author and grandmother Janie Dempsey Watts's delightful picture book …Pap Pap goes to Paris By Janie Dempsey Watts, Illustrated by Lyn Martin Reviewed for the NABBW by Anne Holmes Snow globes and the winter holidays always seem to go together, so this is a …Pap Pap goes to Paris By Janie Dempsey Watts, Illustrated by Lyn Martin Reviewed for the NABBW by Anne Holmes Snow globes and the winter holidays always seem to go together, so this is a wonderful time for me to share author and grandmother Janie Dempsey Watts's delightful picture book about Ricky, his parents and his grandfather, who are lucky enough to live together. The book, available in both paperback and Kindle, is beautifully illustrated by Lyn Martin, who has previously illustrated more than 35 children's books. Not quite 30 pages long, the book is a perfect length f…

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Our Late Fall Armchair Trip: Pueblos and Balloons of New Mexico: Santa Fe & Albuquerque

By Carolee Duckworth, NABBW’s Independent Travel Associate OUR LATE FALL ARMCHAIR TRIP: PUEBLOS AND BALLOONS OF NEW MEXICO: SANTA FE & ALBUQUERQUE Let’s imagine setting off for our next Armchair Trip in early October. This time we’ll be mentally travelling to New Mexico…By Carolee Duckworth, NABBW’s Independent Travel Associate OUR LATE FALL ARMCHAIR TRIP: PUEBLOS AND BALLOONS OF NEW MEXICO: SANTA FE & ALBUQUERQUE Let’s imagine setting off…By Carolee Duckworth, NABBW’s Independent Travel Associate OUR LATE FALL ARMCHAIR TRIP: PUEBLOS AND BALLOONS OF NEW MEXICO: SANTA FE & ALBUQUERQUE Let’s imagine setting off for our next Armchair Trip in early October. This time we’ll be mentally travelling to New Mexico, starting with Santa Fe for two days. In Santa Fe we’ll wander through the charming Old Town, relax over drinks on an upstairs balcony overlooking the Plaza and venture up into the hills to gape at otherworldly rock formations and cliff-dweller remains, and stop to admire the work of award-winnin…

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Shirley Meerson Reminds Us About the Importance of Managing Stress During the Holidays, Offers Useful Suggestions

By Shirley Meerson, CHWC, CBT ~ NABBW's Ageless Wellness Lifestyle Associate Don’t let the holiday season take a toll on your health and wellness.  With the holidays coming up, the next few weeks can bring on unwanted stress.  The pressures and demands can send people into meltdown, and it r…By Shirley Meerson, CHWC, CBT ~ NABBW's Ageless Wellness Lifestyle Associate Don’t let the holiday season take a toll on your health and wellness.  With the holidays coming up, the next few wee…By Shirley Meerson, CHWC, CBT ~ NABBW's Ageless Wellness Lifestyle Associate Don’t let the holiday season take a toll on your health and wellness.  With the holidays coming up, the next few weeks can bring on unwanted stress.  The pressures and demands can send people into meltdown, and it really isn’t necessary. Don’t buy into the chaos that comes with the holiday season. There are strategies that can help with the stress, grief, and anxiety that many people may feel.  As little as 5 minutes of self-care will go a long way toward your peace and sanity – and can lower your …

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Pam Sams to Cover Medicare Questions in NABBW’S Upcoming November Financial Podcast: We’re Sure You’ll Want to Be There

By Pamela J. Sams. BFA, MBA, CRPC, Trusted Advisor to Professional Women and NABBW's Retirement Planning Associate. We're sorry, but due to circumstances beyond our control, we are having to postpone this podcast until next week. Most likely Tuesday November 22, at the same time and location listed…By Pamela J. Sams. BFA, MBA, CRPC, Trusted Advisor to Professional Women and NABBW's Retirement Planning Associate. We're sorry, but due to circumstances beyond our control, we are having to postpone…By Pamela J. Sams. BFA, MBA, CRPC, Trusted Advisor to Professional Women and NABBW's Retirement Planning Associate. We're sorry, but due to circumstances beyond our control, we are having to postpone this podcast until next week. Most likely Tuesday November 22, at the same time and location listed below. If you have immediate questions you'd wanted to ask Pam Sams, here is a link to some alternate 2022 Medicare podcasts we're aware of. (Just click on the hyperlink.)     It's November and we're "smack-dab in the middle" of our Annual Medicare Enrollment period, which ends December 7…

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The BBC Comes to the Colorado Rockies to Film ‘Trailblazers’ — And Linda Ballou is ‘Saddled Up’ as Their Isabella Bird Expert

By Linda Ballou, NABBW's Adventure Travel Associate Isabella Bird was a Victorian-age explorer whose time has come again! The best-loved travel writer of her day wrote effusively about her travels in Estes Park in A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains. Three books about her were publ…By Linda Ballou, NABBW's Adventure Travel Associate Isabella Bird was a Victorian-age explorer whose time has come again! The best-loved travel writer of her day wrote effusively about he…By Linda Ballou, NABBW's Adventure Travel Associate Isabella Bird was a Victorian-age explorer whose time has come again! The best-loved travel writer of her day wrote effusively about her travels in Estes Park in A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains. Three books about her were published in 2021, including my historical novel Embrace of the Wild. In April I was honored to be selected as the “Isabella Bird Expert” for the upcoming BBC documentary “Trailblazers,” a series spotlighting heroic women that have fallen through the cracks of time. I joined the film c…

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Trina O’Quinn Explains What She Calls “Dyslexic Spin” And How She’s Coping With It

By Trina O'Quinn for the NABBW   Recently, my husband and I were on our first vacation together in 3 years. COVID and my mother’s heart condition had kept us from traveling anywhere, especially together. So we started planning to go through  Portland, Oregon to Sammamish, Washington, in th…By Trina O'Quinn for the NABBW   Recently, my husband and I were on our first vacation together in 3 years. COVID and my mother’s heart condition had kept us from traveling anywhere, especially t…By Trina O'Quinn for the NABBW   Recently, my husband and I were on our first vacation together in 3 years. COVID and my mother’s heart condition had kept us from traveling anywhere, especially together. So we started planning to go through  Portland, Oregon to Sammamish, Washington, in the Seattle area,  to stay with our son and his family,  and visit with our daughter and hers. Our eldest granddaughter was having a two year wedding anniversary party, which included a vow renewal and a weekend bash over the 4th of July weekend.    I was extremely excited. It was going to b…

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