Did you watch the PBS series on the Vietnam War? This 10-part, 18-hour film is among the best and most comprehensive feature on that war–with interviews from both sides and more. Stream it from the web and much more on the PBS site. Or take a peek at some beautiful travel photos from Nat Geo.
More on financial planning (boring or droll–it’s important). Weight-loss techniques that actually WORK–the publisher can prove it! You won’t believe how much he’s lost. Building that dream home–realizing a boomer fantasy; another true-life experience. We’ll explain some alternatives and offer tips on buying a house. Plus the usual: Like an interview and items worth noting
You’re already on the web, so why not check out some of the interesting things we found here recently. Like a great photo of Jupiter’s red spot. Or the strange aftermath of a fish spill (yes, that’s what happened) on an Oregon highway. Finally, some cool gadgets for summer–at the pool, the park or wherever you might be enjoying yourself.
A big issue coming in October. A special commemorative feature on author/publisher John Maberry’s 2007 memoir on how his experience in Vietnam led to the great fortune of practicing Buddhism. Planning a trip to Orlando’s Walt Disney World–how far out to plan and why to go there. An interesting and exciting interview and much more.
Great stuff coming in July, on our new schedule. Cirque du Soleil–go see them! How and why to get started early on those retirement savings or maximize them if you didn’t. Tech trends like driverless cars–scary or something to look forward to? An interview with somebody; it will be a surprise but we expect you will find it interesting and we hope inspiring as well.
You’re already on the web, so why not check out some of the interesting things we’ve found. A pie for mathematicians–decorated with pi, out to several digits. A comeback to the email spam/scammers that may make you laugh. A not entirely whimsical answer to the question of “how long does it take to write a book”–in short, it depends. Finally, more on the brain/body connection.
You’re already on the web, so why not check out some of these interesting–or odd, things we’re featuring this issue. The ad blocking arms race; your software versus the web sites that want you to see their ads. The not so new but increasing problem with fake news, especially on social media. Funny food labels in stores–ever seen a banana with seeds? We haven’t either.
What’s coming? See a few highlights from items coming in the next issue. Some humor–but not about politics. More on money–saving for Boomers vs Millennials. Snippets from books not written–our publication agenda for the next decade. A summer travel feature. We’ve been on some good ones. We’ll share our thoughts on what’s worth doing and why.
You’re already on the web, so why not check out some of these interesting items you’ll find there. Who is countering or disrupting ISIS (AKA Daesh) recruitment efforts and how they’re doing it. (Surprise, it’s the Carter Center!) Cool new technologies coming to smartphones sooner than you think. Houzz–A shopping, design and advice site that we only recently became aware of. Enough with the cute cats and puppies, get some useful AND entertaining stuff.
Coming in the December Quarterly, here’s brief highlights of just three of the things you will see. One will be excerpts from the short story collection coming out in time for the 2016 holiday season. Another is the final instalment of Politics, Policies and Pragmatism, the topic to be determined–BY YOU if you care to let us know your preference. Also another in our introduction to web links; this time continuing with writers. That will be D.G. Kaye in December.