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Hard Things

Posted on by Trisha Taylor / Comments Off on Hard Things

And Strength of Mind By Trisha Taylor Photos courtesy of Trisha Taylor When I was around ten years old, I wanted to go see Terri Clark in concert at the Twin Falls County Fair, but I got pneumonia
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The Forgotten Pandemic

Posted on by Diana Hooley / Comments Off on The Forgotten Pandemic

Idaho’s Struggle with the 1918 Flu By Diana Hooley Idaho and Idahoans are full of stories, so it should not have surprised me to learn there are many compelling stories behind that other great flu pandemic to strike
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Hunkered Down

Posted on by Kim Steinberg / Comments Off on Hunkered Down

By Kim Steinberg This story is offered free in its entirety this month. I am not isolating, quarantining, or sheltering in place. I am hunkering down. My world, near the Boise foothills, has shrunk to a pearl in
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Jean

Posted on by Lynda Huddleston / Comments Off on Jean

A Story of Love without Ego Story and Photos by Lynda Huddleston She was a true Texas girl at heart, with the stubbornness and grit to match. She didn’t have many close friends in our Meridian assisted living
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Laughter and Forgetting

Posted on by Lorie Palmer / Comments Off on Laughter and Forgetting

The Challenge of Alzheimer’s By Lorie Palmer Russell Photos courtesy of Lorie Palmer Russell. “I don’t know how I got these bruises.” My eighty-one-year-old mother, Estella Arlene Faurot Palmer, showed me her tiny arm. “Do you remember you
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A Hard Thing

Posted on by Brianna Knighton / Comments Off on A Hard Thing

Prognosis: Incurable By Brianna Knighton When I was eighteen, I went to the dermatologist because of acne in the chin area, but I actually had something much more uncomfortable to discuss. Two years earlier, I had started to
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Never Too Late

Posted on by Alice Schenk / Comments Off on Never Too Late

Four Decades of Fit Older Folk By Alice Schenk I teach a free fitness class for the College of Southern Idaho in the small town of Rupert. We meet three days a week in the Civic Gym attached
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Perfectly Imperfect

Posted on by Laurie Buchanan / Comments Off on Perfectly Imperfect

Integrative Medicine in Idaho By Laurie Buchanan henever I’m in a vehicle winding snakelike alongside an Idaho river, the view is apt to reveal vineyards, hop fields, silos, dairy cows, gap-toothed windmills, hay bales, or a wide brushstroke
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