Children’s Community Garden

Gardening is fun and it’s all the more so if you involve kids!  According to Susan Patterson, 9 Reasons Every Child Should Help Grow a Garden, there are many benefits to gardening with children not the least of which is to get them to eat more vegetables.  It seems that the more we verbally emphasize the… Continue Reading Children’s Community Garden

The 2016 National Book Awards

The winners of the National Book Award for 2016 include the following: Fiction WINNER: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead FINALISTS: The Throwback Special by Chris Bachelder News of the World by Paulette Jiles The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson Nonfiction WINNER: Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in… Continue Reading The 2016 National Book Awards

Need Help Preparing Your Taxes?

MyFreeTaxes info The MyFreeTaxes free income tax preparation program has been available since 2009.  It is an online collaboration with United Way Worldwide using H&R Block software.  Taxpayers prepare their own returns from the comfort and convenience of their home or office. Program Requirements A free federal and up to 3 state returns can be… Continue Reading Need Help Preparing Your Taxes?

Universal Class

Universal Class offers continuing education courses (CEU) ranging from exercise, healthy eating, and cooking to computer software, digital photography, and yoga! Over 500 full-scale CEU courses allow students to interact with certified instructors while learning at their own pace. And there are over 200 video-audit courses featuring video-based training for those who don’t want to… Continue Reading Universal Class