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Helping the Disabled Live Independently

I recently attended an AARP training to become a facilitator of their excellent Home Fit program that can help anyone interested in assuring their home will be safe and comfortable for everyone, regardless of age or disability. The training was hosted at the corporate headquarters of Simply Home in Asheville. Following the AARP training, several of us took a tour of Simply […]

A New Take on Old Ideas

I got an unexpected and much appreciated call from my first friend yesterday. We’re coming up on the Jewish New Year and Lynne, who I’ve known since the fifth grade, phoned from New Jersey to span the distance and reconnect for a few precious minutes. Within the flow of our conversation was an emphasis on how blessed we are to […]

Past the Peak

  It’s a beautiful late autumn day on our ridge. What image comes to mind reading those words? Blazing autumn color highlighted by warm Indian summer sunshine perhaps. Not so. While this has been one of the most dramatically colorful and extended fall seasons in Western North Carolina, today the leaves are more brown than bright and a deep mist fills […]