Issues 2014

Thyroid Top Cause of Eyebrow Loss

I am an active 63-year-old female of normal weight. I exercise several times a week and am in seemingly good health. About a year ago I noticed that my eyebrows…

From the Book Shelf: “I Like Giving” by Brad Formsma (WaterBrook Press)

Truth be told, as books go, “I Like Giving” might make you throw up. In a good way, if such a thing exists. The reason is that author Brad Formsma…

Big Gaff @ The Movies: “Addicted” not just another Chick-flick,” They Say!

There is a comment made in a Dirty Harry film, where Clint Eastwood states that, “a man must know his limitations.”  I took those words to heart when I was…

Embracing the Powerful Significance of Table Talk

There is a body of people that have collectively influenced the young woman I am today. The Adams family—like chain links they been together to form my one influential person….

Inquiring Photographer: Smartphone’s Camera/Video Features

Inquiring Photographer:  How do you use your smartphone camera/video features?        

Oatmeal Quick Bread

This is a super easy, slightly sweet, tender bread with a delicate oatmeal flavor. The recipe doubles easily — make extra to toast for breakfast the next day! 1 cup…

October

If you are a senior (60 years and over) residing in Spring Creek Towers or if you have a relative who is 60 and over, your safety is important to…

Financial Moves Before Year End

The last quarter of the year is a good time to make financial changes before year end. W-4 deductions: If you’ve had a change in the number of dependents (birth…

Not Too Early To Get a Flu Shot

Early October is not too soon to get your flu shot. Now would be a good time to plan for it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the…

Dear EarthTalk: What are some of the more dangerous threats to our air quality?

Dear EarthTalk: What are some of the more dangerous threats to our air quality and what can be done to eliminate them so we can all breathe more easily? —…

Make Breakfast Special

(StatePoint)  A little extra time – and a special recipe – is all you need to set the tone for a great day, especially on weekend mornings. It all begins…

Sun Spots: What’s Happening in and Around Our Community in October

  Friday thru Sunday, October 10 – 12 7:30 p.m./Sunday 3 p.m.: Shakespeare’s Sonnets @ BAM Opera House.  As a part of the 2014 Next Wave Festival, Shakespeare’s sonnets have…

Steps Toward A Greener, Cleaner Bathroom

(NAPS) — When people think of ways to live green and save energy in their homes, the bathroom may not be the first place that comes to mind. Home and…

Four Ways To Tame Tension Headaches

A tension headache can put a damper on your day. This kind of headache usually develops in the afternoon, causing mild or moderate pain that may feel like dull tightness…