Monthly Archives: April 2011

End of days: Why cats have it better than we do

Highly recommended: Free emailed posts from The Writer’s Almanac—a new poem a day and the kind of poetry a person can understand. Here’s today’s poem about the end of cats and the end of people–right on the money from Marge … Continue reading

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Are you autoliterate?: What older people need to know about the new cars

We’ve all heard about the reduced skills of older drivers: We’re less flexible so we can’t swivel our necks to see backing up. Our reflexes are slower and we’re more likely to get in accidents–blah, blah. Still, it is the … Continue reading

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