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On the Move

On the Move: Jazzing up the airwaves

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Have you ever dreamed of doing something “important” with your retirement years? Frank Wilner did. His dream was to host radio shows that would enable him to share his passion for jazz with those who remembered it and to introduce that great music to younger generations. And that’s what he’s doing with his retirement years, sharing America’s music of the 1930s and ’40s and ’50s with those of us who …

On the Move: Little museum, big mission

Sunday, May 10, 2015

The Little Nature Museum is about to celebrate its 60th birthday. Sandra Martin founded the museum in her bedroom at her parents’ home when she was 13. Her first specimen was a fossil given to her by her grandmother. Martin is now 74, and the museum has seen several homes and lots of growth in the intervening years – first in Winthrop, Mass., …

On the Move: It’s never too late to make positive changes in our lives

Saturday, April 18, 2015

More vegetables, more exercise, more social life. These are the prescriptions our physicians, physical therapists, children and friends nag us with to insure ourselves healthy and independent later years. Vegetables are easy. There are plenty available in the supermarkets, at the co-op and at winter and summer farmers markets. You can also grow …