SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013
FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013
TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013
SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013
THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013
Flying from Spokane to New York City people were chatting on the plane about the sudden death of "Tony Soprano." Now in a cab to Long Island, our cab driver said he drove the actor once. A nice guy, he said, and a big guy,...
TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013
The Monroe Street Bridge in Spokane is a regular part of my commute to and from The Spokesman-Review. It was supposed to be closed for two weeks for repairs and for infrastructure work necessary for the Kendall Yards development. Then, last Thursday, the city of...
SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2013
FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013
If you've never walked through the garden behind Providence Center for Faith and Healing on the Sacred Heart campus, treat youself this summer. Every Thursday, starting Thursday until Aug. 15, the garden will be the scene of summer noon-time concerts. Across town, Holy Family Hospital...
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013
MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 2013
The news that the U.S. government has been monitoring phone habits, especially through Verizon, gives me a laugh ( you gotta laugh some about this stuff) imagining government spies analyzing the phone records of me and my sisters. We sometimes talk for two hours at...
THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2013
My son graduates today...we will gather with friends and sit in the auditorium and cheer. He asks me if I will cry. Of course. But first, in the intimacy of our home, I will read these words, a look back, a blessing forward. With love,...
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013
Yes, I know, it's weird that Costco even has its own magazine -- the Costco Connection - and weirder that sometimes, the articles are good. In the June issue, there's an interview with writer Temple Grandin, who has written eloquently about life along the autism...
MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013
Today's Boomer U article was about the prediction (and hope) that boomer age men and women will be in greater demand in the next few years as models and actors in TV commercials, as companies finally wake up to the fact that boomers have some...
SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2013
The gigantic asteroid didn't hit Earth yesterday, nor was it expected to, but the sci-fi lover in me allowed my imagination to go far, far into another galaxy. If the asteroid had hit, wiping out much of Earth, it would be an astonishing reset button...
Spokesman-Review features writer Rebecca Nappi, along with writer Catherine Johnston of Olympia, Wash., discuss here issues facing aging boomers, seniors and those experiencing serious illness, dying, death and other forms of loss.