Northwest Life

I used to take the probability that I’d always have at least one more day of life for grante… Read more

Travel

Every afternoon, Amtrak’s eastbound Empire Builder pulls out of Portland’s Union Station headed through the Columbia Gorge to Spokane where, in the wee hours of the morning, it hooks up to the train originating in Seattle. Read more

Every afternoon, Amtrak’s eastbound Empire Builder pulls out of Portland’s Union Station headed through the Columbia Gorge to Spokane where, in the wee hours of the morning, it hooks up to the train originating in Seattle. Read more

Humorist and author Bill Bryson has been sharing his observations and opinions about Britain for several decades in a series of popular books. Read more

Home & Garden

I began writing for Northwest50Plus back in 2003 when it was NW Senior News. I remember how unqualified I felt, writing for seniors — people with so much more life experience. Read more

A few months ago, I stopped at a neighborhood garage sale and a decorative sign caught my eye. No doubt this sign was a vintage-themed Christmas decoration given the weathered red-and-green-colored letters that spelled out, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” The price was right and the sentiment, well, it was perfect. Read more

The golden glow and deeper shadows of the changing seasons are both delightful and a bit painful. I hate to say it, but summer is winding down. The lush borders of July and August are slowly devolving into the sad state of autumn decay. Read more

Health & Wellness

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