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Got a spare room and also internationally-minded? What not join HOST UK and give a foreign student a few days of your hospitality? See http://www.hostuk.org.uk/ (Thank you Debbie Reardon U3A Burscough, UK).
Wellness Made Easy: 365 Tips for Better Health. A booklet from the University of California, Berkeley Wellness Letter can be found at www.WellnessLetter.com
The ?About Seniors? website has a wide range of articles at http://www.aboutseniors.com.au/
index.php/articles/category
including an excellent Technical section.
An alternative search program to Google (simpler to use when researching a single word) can be downloaded from http://www.answers.com/
main/download_answers_win.jsp
(Thank you Omer Roucoux ? U3A Luton, UK).
Ramblers: The 60-mile Wat?s Dyke Heritage Trail on the Welsh Border is open after nine years of planning. To learn more see http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/
wales/mid_/7608768.stm
TECHNICAL TOPICS Preserve your sanity. Easily create a logon password protection disk for your computer in case you forget your password. The alternative is an entire system reinstall. Learn how at http://sites.google.com/site/u3asitedemo/
REALLY useful tip: Hold down Ctrl and rotate the wheel on the top of your mouse to increase or decrease the document size on the screen. Works with IExplore, Firefox, Opera.

 

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