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Calling All Carnivores

Calling All Carnivores

Jun 11, 2012

Are you a carnivore and just love to sink your teeth into a sumptuous piece of good juicy beef every now and then? Eating red meat does not mean you have to necessarily pack on the calories or up your cholesterol. If you really enjoy red meat, as my husband does, don’t feel like you have to ban it from your diet; unless of course your doctor recommends it....

Our 100,000th Visitor

Our 100,000th Visitor

Apr 6, 2012

“More trains than you can keep track of!”   That’s the slogan at the Golden Spike Tower & Visitor Center in North Platte, Nebraska, where I am blessed to have an exciting part-time job since I became an empty nester.  Each day, I have the opportunity to welcome visitors from all over the world to our great community.  In May, I...

CASA Changes Lives

CASA Changes Lives

Feb 9, 2012

Many empty nesters are searching for an opportunity to provide meaningful volunteer service in their communities. They seek a hands on experience in a safe environment.  Folks seek something more than to simply attend charity events. While fundraising is essential, many empty nesters seek more personal involvement in their volunteer work. As a judicial officer...

Filet of Beef

Filet of Beef with Tomato & Red Onion Salad (From Redbook and Chef Chad Luethje, Miraval Spa & Resort, Tucson, AZ) Makes 4 main dish servings:  each serving about 356 calories   1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 4 large plum tomatoes, seeded and julienned 1/2 small red onion julienned 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, julienned Sea salt and pepper 4 beef filet...

Budget Travel

Budget Travel

Jan 11, 2012

Budget travel for 2012 looks exciting.  There are big bargains to be found for American travelers in so many areas of the world, one being The Azores.  Wondering where this might be?  It’s an autonomous region of Portugal with beautiful walking trails. Want to find out more.  We will be highlighting many of these budget travel destinations over the...