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 (16)/Comments (-)/
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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 (679)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Lifelong learning
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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 (632)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Lifelong learning
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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 (641)/Comments (-)/
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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 (906)/Comments (-)/
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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 (1651)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Lifelong learning
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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 (1803)/Comments (-)/
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Keeping New Year's resolutions realistic

Wellness with Cindy

There are some easy ways to stick with those resolutions we make at the beginning of each year.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (1967)/Comments (-)/
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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 (1956)/Comments (-)/
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Volunteering can be the gift of a lifetime

Holidays might be the perfect time to explore volunteering

In the season of giving, the most valuable gift might be your time and your talents.
Monday, December 15, 2014/Author: Shelby/Number of views (2876)/Comments (-)/
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Generation gaps can get in the way of valuable common ground

Wellness with Cindy

Generation gaps often get in the way of good conversation in the workplace and families, but it doesn't have to be this way.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (2329)/Comments (-)/
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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 (2692)/Comments (-)/
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New tool makes dining out the healthy way easier

HealthyDiningFinder.com takes the guesswork out of eating out

 Staying healthy while dining out is possible with new tool.
Monday, December 01, 2014/Author: Anne/Number of views (2547)/Comments (-)/
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The gift of giving

Charitable giving is alive and well

People generally give to organizations that have impacted their lives in some way.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014/Author: Bret/Number of views (3003)/Comments (-)/
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Smart feasting on Thanksgiving

Wellness with Cindy

Sharing a Thanksgiving meal with friends and family can lead to calorie overload. These simple steps will help keep the holiday meal tasty and nutritious, with less guilt.
Monday, November 24, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (2818)/Comments (-)/
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