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HAPPENINGS
PRIME – August 2014
AGAWAM
SUMMERFEST CONCERTS
The Agawam Cultural Council will host Ray Guillemette Jr. in
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I'm hoping to get a letter from you soon!
PRIME – August 2014
By Debbie Gardner
debbieg@thereminder.com
I got a short note from a reader the other day, tuc
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Establish an estate plan before your next trip
PRIME – August 2014
By Gina M. Barry
Bacon Wilson P.C.
Summer is here, and it seems everyone is going on vacatio
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A boomer guide to understanding augmented reality
PRIME August 2014
By Gary M. Kaye
Editor, In the Boombox (www.intheboombox.tv)
Augmented Reality (AR) is not the fee
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Magnesium make certain you're getting enough
PRIME – August 2014
By Jonathan Evans
Herbal Information Specialist, the Herbarium
It is the dog days of summer,
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'Life Reimagined' discovering your real possibilities with AARP
PRIME – August 2014
By Linda F. Fitzgerald
AARP State President
At AARP, "real possibilities" means that anythin
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Going It Alone --
Stigma Falls for Single Traveler
PRIME – August 2014
By Debbie Gardner
debbieg@thereminder.com
Seeing the world solo.

There was a time when that phrase might have conjured up images of backpack-toting 20-somethings or the book-reading table for one at a resort cafe.

Oh, how things have changed.

Today's solo traveler is part of a very diverse demographic. He or she might be a single 20 or 30-something looking for an adventure, a married middle-ager pursuing a passion, or a widowed boomer or elder with the time and the means to indulge his or her wanderlust.
In 2012, more than 35 million adults traveled solo, according to statistics cited by Camille Olevere, vice president of sales, Americas, Norwegian Cruise Line, in an article that ran that year on the travel industry website, Travel Age West.

And Norwegian Cruise Line isn't the only company in the travel industry measuring this trend. From cruise ships to booking agents to bloggers, the solo traveler is starting to attract a lot of notice.

So, if you've been considering going it alone on your next vacation, this might just be the time.
It's come a long way

When Janice Waugh, a Toronto-born travel blogger and author of the "Solo Traveler's Handbook, typed "solo travel" into the search engine of her computer on a dreary Saturday afternoon in February of 2008, she said she was dismayed by the results.

What came up were a lot of sites offering to "get singles together, and a lot of ads," she said. "They were not in any way encouraging [and] did
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Rockwell Museum presents 'Edward Hopper as Illustrator'
PRIME – August 2014
STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. – More than 100 years ago, Norman Rockwell was 20 years old and fres
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The pleasures of Cape Ann .'The Other Cape'
PRIME – August 2014
By Jane D. O'Donoghue
Special to PRIME
Vacationers in our area tend to head southeast to the
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Passwords should be a thing of the past
PRIME – July 2014
By Gary M. Kaye
Editor, In the Boombox (www.intheboombox.tv)
The recently reported huge data b
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Professor offers 'top 10' list of must-see museums
PRIME – August 2014
By Elizabeth Wood
Associate professor. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
INDIA
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