Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

12 Truths I Learned from Life and Writing

A few days before she turned 61, writer Anne Lamott decided to write down everything she knew for sure. She dives into the nuances of being a human who lives in a confusing, beautiful, emotional world, offering her characteristic life-affirming wisdom and humor on family, writing, the meaning of God, death and more.
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The Best Beef Stew

‎Seriously, the best beef stew recipe ever, with slow-braised beef, chunky mushrooms, potatoes, carrots and peas. This soup recipe is so aromatic and delicious, it’s bound to become a favorite!
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New Year Challenge – a 30-Minute Walking Workout!

Day 1 of the yes2next New Year Challenge is a 30 minute walking workout! This low impact indoor walk consists of five exercises in a pyramid format. It will work your entire body.
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National Gallery 10-Minute Art Talk: Rembrandt’s “A Woman Bathing in a Stream”

Bart Cornelis, National Gallery’s Curator of Dutch and Flemish paintings, 1600-1800, discusses Rembrandt’s ‘A Woman Bathing in a Stream’.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Cooking with Kole – – Saturday, January 08: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Join an online cooking class straight to your own kitchen!
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Handcraft Tuesday – Evening Edition – Tuesday, January 11 – 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!
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Senior Services of Alexandria’s January 20 Virtual Caregiving Workshop: Strategies and Resources for Caregivers of an Older Adult

Senior Services of Alexandria kicks off its 2022 “Senior Living in Alexandria” workshop series with its annual Caregiving program. It takes place on Thursday, January 20 at 10 am via zoom. Attendees will learn about AARP’s resources for caregivers, local Alexandria programs, and in-home care options that support caregivers. They will also learn about health options and support for adults aging at home. The workshop is free and open to the public.
To register click here.


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