Why I Can’t Survive Without My Kindle

12 May 2021

I try and stay away, but fail every time. It’s so easy to use, so lightweight and compact, so effortless. When I want something, I press a button and what I crave appears in seconds, like magic.

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clean, travel

How To Travel Safely And Cheaply This Summer

11 May 2021

As vaccination rates inch upward, Americans are beginning to travel again. More than 10 times as many passengers passed through Transportation Security Administration screenings in the first week of April compared with the same period last year, a sign that some degree of normalcy is returning. 

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Market, money, retirement

How The Pandemic Has Shaken Up Retirement

10 May 2021

Pandemic-related job losses forced many older Americans out of the workplace in the past year, perhaps permanently. But the COVID-19 crisis also seems to have delayed some retirements.

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After Sad Mother’s Day 2020, Vaccines Offer Sweet Reunions

09 May 2021

When Leland Stein heads to his 93-year-old mother’s senior living facility for Mother’s Day, he’ll have flowers in hand, a bottle of bubbly and a year’s worth of hugs.

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Greenhouse Gardening Allows Head Start On Season

08 May 2021

Gus and Mary Picardo have been eating their own homegrown lettuce since February. By mid-March, they had tomatoes growing on more than four dozen healthy plants.

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bills, dementia, money

Trouble Managing Money May Be An Early Sign Of Dementia

07 May 2021

After Maria Turner’s minivan was totaled in an accident a dozen years ago, she grew impatient waiting for the insurance company to process the claim.

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