Lifestyles

Giving diplomas to grandkids adds to Smith’s ‘beautiful world’

May 24th, 2018 | By
Giving diplomas to grandkids adds to Smith’s ‘beautiful world’

Like many people in a military family, Warren Smith Sr. spent much of his childhood on the move. His family went from base to base, living in eight states and overseas in Germany. The experience gave Smith perspective on public education. He attended schools in poor and affluent communities, and he learned that not all
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97-year-old rolls a mean bowling ball

May 9th, 2018 | By
97-year-old rolls a mean bowling ball

Clyde Fye keeps on rolling. And bowling. The Gig Harbor resident turned 97 on May 7. And he’s still a competitive bowler at Narrows Plaza Bowl in University Place, where his friends and fellow keglers threw a birthday party for him April 30. His average scores are 158 per game in the weekly Villa Seniors
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Help your yard and environment with tips from Tacoma

Apr 20th, 2018 | By
Help your yard and environment with tips from Tacoma

Some changes in how you maintain and care for your garden or yard can help it look good, give you more time to enjoy it, and score points for the environment. Pointers on how to do all that are available at the City of Tacoma EnviroHouse, a model home showcasing green building and natural-landscape ideas.
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Grandparents on Facebook: Eek!

Apr 4th, 2018 | By

A new survey reveals that grandchildren enjoy having grandma and grandpa on Facebook, but some secretly want to unfriend their grandparents because they post embarrassing stuff.  The survey conducted by Visiting Angels, an in-home senior care company, uncovered the top 5 Facebook no-nos for grandparents: Posting personal stuff One in four in 4 survey respondents
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