Cars can often feel like second homes for many busy Americans. But just because you feel safe traveling in your personal bubble, it doesn't mean you always have everything you need. Travel can be unpredictable, and you never know how far you'll be from a repair shop or gas station should trouble occur. Be ready for anything by keeping a few key items on hand, just in case.
Build Your Own Traveling Auto Repair Shop
Always check your car's fluids and tire pressure before hitting the road, and make sure you're prepared in case an issue arises while traveling. Items such as extra oil, antifreeze and tire changing supplies can help get you back on track quickly in a pinch. It's also smart to keep jumper cables, a gas can and a basic tool set in the trunk.
It's getting toward the end of the year--and I know you appreciate it when I point out the obvious.
This time, I want to look at a couple of different items: One a resource, and the other an opportunity. First, the resource.
Winter is definitely upon us, with wind, rain and cold driving a lot of us indoors as much as possible. For many people, indoors might be dryer, but not necessarily warmer. Heaters are on more, power bills climb, and sometimes tough decisions have to be made.
Dear Savvy Senior,
What tips can you recommend to help make a home safer for aging-in-place? My 76-year-old mother wants to stay living in her own home for as long as possible, but she doesn't have the money for any big renovations.
A recent article by The Chronicle shows that Winlock has a higher violent crime rate than any other small city in Lewis County (excluding Centralia), while Toledo and Napavine their neighboring cities had zero violent crimes in 2016.
We have seen giving Christmas Trees which give gifts to families in the area but this is the first time we are seeing a giving tree for foster kids in our area. Kristina Payne is in the process of getting her Bachelor's Degree in Children's Studies and the giving tree for foster kids is her senior project. Payne works at Donna's Place in Toledo and she asked Donna if they could do this together, they have been busy since they started.
Election results have been certified. Winlock has a new mayor and city council member. Don Bradshaw, write-in candidate, has succeeded in his quest to be Mayor of Winlock. It's very unusual for a write-in candidate to win especially when they decide to run after the campaign started.
The illegal cannabis grow raids in Grays Harbor County has lead to raids in Pacific County.
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