Monthly Archives: February 2012

There’s a Younger Hand on the Granny Cart (The New York Times)

You know you’ve eyed them in the supermarket and wondered if you could actually steer one around….this fun read offers a fresh perspective on what traditionally has been called the ‘granny cart.” http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/22/dining/too-old-to-use-a-stroller-for-groceries-too-young-to-retire.html Don’t miss out on any BA50 stories! Click here to subscribe.

‘She wanted one more story’: Mother of veteran war reporter Marie Colvin said her daughter was due to leave Syria on SAME DAY she was killed in rocket attack (The Mail)

An ode to 55-year-old journalist Marie Colvin, who died in a rocket attack in Syria, a true BA50 hero. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2104711/Marie-Colvin-Sunday-Times-reporter-leave-Syria-day-died-says-mother.html#ixzz1nUzCzhNg Don’t miss out on any BA50 stories! Click here to subscribe.

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“What you are is what you have been. What you’ll be is what you do now.” – Buddha

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If your parents have financial problems, get the full picture before diving in to help (The Washington Post)

How well do you know your parents’ financial situation?  Reading this reader’s letter definitely hits close to home. http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/if-your-parents-have-financial-problems-get-the-full-picture-before-diving-in-to-help/2012/02/21/gIQA1Rp1RR_story.html?tid=sm_twitter_washingtonpost Don’t miss out on any BA50 stories! Click here to subscribe.