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“The Best Times” on WKNO/Channel 10 is the series that takes a look at life after 50. Check out the episode topics for this month:

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Hunters and anglers in the Memphis area are only a short drive or modest trip away from the bounty of wildlife and fish in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.

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Every time I see the jars of Peter Pan Peanut Butter on the grocery shelf I think of Sky King, not the TV show, but the radio show of the late 1940s and early 1950s.

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Q. The Internet in my house seems slower than at my local coffee shop. How do I measure the speed and compare the two?

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Earlier this year, The Commercial Appeal carried a headline that read “Hawaii too pricey for teachers.” Perhaps you resonate to the title because your Visa card is not overprone to handle an exotic trip just at present. Maybe vicarious travel is more compatible with your non-budget. May I re…

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My article this month is actually a book review. We recently received a copy of a new book, “Elderhood,” written by Dr. Louise Aronson, a geriatrician.

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Q. My computer was crushed in an accident. I was able to rescue the drive from the wreckage, but how do I copy my files onto a new computer?

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Those of us who are now old (let’s face it, not “older” or “senior citizens,” but old) can look back on a golden age of telephonic communication quite unknown to the younger populace.

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Bees & Pollinators Experts Panel: Aug 10, 1 p.m. David Glover, Bartlett Bee Whisperer, Huff Peeler, Fern Valley Farms, Eric Caron, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Urban Earth, 80 Flicker St. free and open to all in the community.

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Losing a relative often is a traumatic experience at best, whether it is a parent, sibling or spouse. A secondary hurdle, depending on the terms of the wills and codicils, is what is left behind and what to do with the personal property items.

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Ed Tuten, the antiques and collectibles columnist for The Best Times, has said the collecting of items is akin to a hunt, or a search that can become personally consuming.

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"Bouguereau & America": Painting exhibit, June 2-Sept. 22. Community Day- free admission on June 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Brooks Museum of Art in Overton Park. Comprising around 40 works by the French academic painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905)

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Funeralocity.com recently launched nationwide to include the top 100 metro markets in the country. The website was originally created for the Atlanta area in 2017.

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Angie Dickinson and Robert Fuller are scheduled to be the top guest stars at this year’s Memphis Film Festival June 6-8 at Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino in Tunica.

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Q. Most retail stores accept merchandise returns, but what about software? Is it possible to get a refund from the App Store?

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Plenty of adventure and fun in Memphis and near-by destinations await you and your grandchildren this summer. The opportunities include amusement parks, museums and many outdoor activities.

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“The Best Times” on WKNO/Channel 10 looks at scamming in America in May and other topics of interest to those 50 and older. The series is telecast at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday.

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A few days ago the world was shocked to hear the news of another mass killing by someone using guns.

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An impressive and valuable addition to the small library of Memphis histories has arrived in the form of “Crusaders, Gangsters, and Whiskey. Prohibition in Memphis,” by Patrick O’Daniel (Jackson: The University Press of Mississippi, 2018).

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Dear Old Man: I have inherited a collection of blown glass Easter eggs. Can you tell me anything about them? Who made them? When were they made? Do they have any value? JJ

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Modern smartphones do a lot of things, and you may have read here before about how to get the most out of them. The truth of the matter is that even the most tech-savvy users are often discovering new things on their phones, and finding new ways to put them to use. At the same time though, i…

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Q. My incoming caller ID information seems less accurate lately. It works fine for numbers I already recognize, but most everything else is inaccurate.

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When entertaining guests, do a few calculations to keep things organized – such as estimated portions per guest. A standard bottle of wine holds 750ml which is around 25.4 ounces. This is approximately six glasses of wine – a size that enables two people to enjoy three glasses of wine each. …

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Q. When I open Safari on my iPhone, I am always forwarded to Apple’s website. Is there a way to choose a different home page?

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On Nov. 26, NASA In-Sight Lander arrived at a new home on Mars. The seven-month journey covered nearly 300 million miles to advance our knowledge of our neighboring planet.

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Every year when my wife and I were growing up, we listened to Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” on the Sunday night Hallmark Playhouse. And by comparing notes, we discovered that we both had made it only so far in the show until hearing those horrendous, clanking chains of Marley’s ghost before o…

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Get into the spirit of Christmas this year by visiting Yule celebrations and displays this season. There are many Christmastime activities in our area. Here are a few of the more popular venues:

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Q. As a longtime iPhone user, when I needed a new phone I would just get the latest model. Now the lineup has so many choices I’m confused. How do I pick one?

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