Wheels and feet to a mini retreat

Wheels and feet to a mini retreat

Guest blogger Betty Higbie shares her latest OASIS walking adventure

It’s nice to find walking buddies, some friends who will keep you accountable as you build daily exercise into your routine. Many walkers find high school tracks, other outdoor routes, or even the mall to get a few good miles in. But a walking group from the OASIS Center in Albuquerque takes a different approach to power walking.

Friday, April 24, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (80)/Comments (-)/
Tags:
The truth about carbohydrates

The truth about carbohydrates

Guest blogger Libby Lamancusa shares that they aren't so bad

As U.S. rates of obesity and obesity-related diseases (Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer) have risen, so has carb consumption, leading some to quickly blame carbs as the obesity villain, the evil in our diets needing to be purged. But a closer look tells a different truth.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (263)/Comments (-)/
Categories: HealthNational
Tags:
Who was Rosie the Riveter?

Who was Rosie the Riveter?

Guest blogger Ann Beyke shares the story behind an iconic figure

Rosie the Riveter is a national icon representing the patriotism that was an integral part of what was happening on the U.S. homefront during World War II. But just who was that woman in the red polka dot bandana?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (722)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Lifelong learning
Tags:
Women of the founding era: part 2

Women of the founding era: part 2

Guest blogger Joan Musbach shares more about the changing status of women during American Revolution

To effectively boycott the import of English goods like tea and cloth, the Founding Fathers needed buy-in from the women who were running their households. Fortunately, most women agreed with the need to put an end to unfair taxation.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (686)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Lifelong learning
Tags:
Women of the founding era: "remembering the ladies"

Women of the founding era: "remembering the ladies"

Guest blogger Joan Musbach provides context for role of women during the American Revolution

During the Founding Era, a woman's role was limited to home, hearth and husband, but things were things were starting to change.
Monday, March 09, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (695)/Comments (-)/
Tags:
Get Pumped!

Get Pumped!

Guest blogger Dana Klassen shows how getting pumped can feel great

High blood pressure makes you tired and it can be deadly. Taking the right steps toward better health makes a person look and feel better.
Thursday, March 05, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (651)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Health
Tags:
Annie Malone: Historic Jewel

Annie Malone: Historic Jewel

Guest blogger Linda Nance shares the inspiring story of a Annie Malone

 
Friday, February 20, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (938)/Comments (-)/
Tags:
Creating communities that all generations can call home is worth the effort

Creating communities that all generations can call home is worth the effort

Greater Richmond Region recognized for intergenerational focus

Guest blogger Sara Link shares the good things that happen when a community strives to meet the needs and celebrate the strengths of people of all ages.
Friday, February 20, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (639)/Comments (-)/
Tags:
Dark chocolate, red wine and your health

Dark chocolate, red wine and your health

Guest blogger Vicky Newman reveals why these treats are good for your heart

Have you heard that red wine and dark chocolate are good for you? Find out why.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (1008)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Health
Tags:
Finding books, fulfillment and even a job at the library

Finding books, fulfillment and even a job at the library

Guest blogger Jane Zamudio shares how she landed a job with help from her library

 Looking for a job in today's tech-savvy world can be a daunting task for those who aren't confident in their skills. The local library is a great place to get the training needed to search for and land the perfect job.
Monday, February 02, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (1141)/Comments (-)/
Tags:
The value of Spanish language computer training for library patrons

The value of Spanish language computer training for library patrons

Guest blogger Yenni Mercado is getting around language barriers for her Spanish-speaking students

Many library patrons come in need of computer training that is offered in Spanish. Having curriculum and materials that have been translated shortens the learning curve. 
Wednesday, January 28, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (1559)/Comments (-)/
Tags:

Recalling an instrument of peace--Martin Luther King, Jr.

Guest blogger Linda Nance recalls hearing grownups talk about a "bright young man"

Linda Nance remembers hearing her parents and uncle talk about a bright young man named Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sunday, January 18, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (1696)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Lifelong learning
Tags:

Power walking that exercises the body and the mind

Guest blogger Betty Higbie shares how her walking group inspires accountability and curiosity

Power walking doesn't have to take place on a track or in the mall. For one OASIS group, the walking is simply a good way to explore.
Thursday, January 08, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (1846)/Comments (-)/
Tags:

Getting technology help from family members

Guest blogger Cassidy Morgan finds her family the best resource on technology

 Family members are often a great resource for questions about technology.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (1997)/Comments (-)/
Tags:

Popcorn and pics

Mature movie musings from Lynn F. Hamilton, Founder of the Silver Screen Series

Silver Screen Series founder Lynn F. Hamilton recommends the film Harold and Maude for a refreshing perspective on aging and joyful living.
Thursday, December 04, 2014/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (2729)/Comments (-)/
Tags:
RSS
Interested in being a guest blogger for OASIS? Learn how