A Big Bach Download: The Complete Organ Works for Free

Turntable playing vinyl with glowing abstract linesEarlier this week we found free art books for download, and today it’s a Bunch of Bach! (Sorry, couldn’t resist that.)  As much as we’d love to have you think we are fabulous sleuths to find all this good stuff, the truth is that it and much more is waiting for you on the very cool Open Culture website.  Take a look, download some Bach, and enjoy! A Big Bach Download: The Complete Organ Works for Free | Open Culture.

Download Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Perspectives of Human MindYes, that’s what we said.  FREE.  Art books, hundreds of them, available for download.   Follow the link to get hooked up!  Download 422 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Open Culture.

Historic Germond Block renovation to include luxury apartments

Coming Soon ConceptLong-time Spokane residents remember Travo’s, the restaurant that occupied the corner of Sprague and Lincoln for almost fifty years.  The historic Germond building that housed it is undergoing an exciting transformation.  Owners Joel and Joe Diamond have commissioned well-known local developer Ron Wells for a historically accurate renovation.  The upper floors will feature 18 luxury apartments, and a high end burger spot will open downstairs.  For more information on this downtown project, see: Historic Germond Block renovation to include 18 luxury apartments – Spokesman.com – March 24, 2015.

Do You Really Want to Age in Place?

mind, body, spirit, soul and youAging in place – we hear a lot about that as we approach retirement, but what does it really mean? And is it something we should be aspiring to?  This article takes a good look at the concept, and discusses some of the many options open to us as we age.   It’s all about balance, and to find it we need to explore our wants, needs, and possibilities.  Do You Really Want to Age in Place? | Next Avenue.

8 Tips to a Lighter Bag & a Happier Traveler

Suitcase and tourist stuff with inscription travel insuranceIs there a trip in your near future? Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, the selection and packing of what you take with you can make a huge difference.  We’ve seen lots of “pack smarter” articles over the years, but this one stands out as being practical, doable, and different.  Take a look!  8 Tips to a Lighter Bag & a Happier Traveler | NowU.

To Find an Encore Career Job, Try a Matchmaker

New Paradigm AheadMany boomers and seniors find themselves approaching retirement age, yet not ready to let go of their dream of purpose-driven employment.   You’re kept your nose to that proverbial grindstone for what feels like forever, and it is definitely time for a change.   Why not consider a seismic shift, finding employment that satisfies your creative, philanthropic, or other passions?  There are many ways to explore this concept, and here’s an article that might start you on a surprising new path: To Find an Encore Career Job, Try a Matchmaker | Next Avenue.

The Ultimate Senior Discount List

savingsWe’ve posted Steve Herman’s awesome senior discount list before, but many of you may not have saved or seen it.  This is the master list we should all carry with us as we shop, travel, dine, or do darned near anything.  Keep it handy to save serious money!  This List of Senior Discounts for People Over 50 Might Be the Best Thing You Learn All Day – MOGUL.