Museum brings Model T driving to the masses

In this Aug. 31, 2017 photo, Alan Bennett, sitting behind the wheel, listens as 92-year-old instructor Jim Brand provides guidance on how to drive the Model T at the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, Mich. Bennett, who is 12, is among the more than 500 people this year who took the Model T driving course offered by the museum near Kalamazoo. (AP Photo/Mike Householder)

HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. (AP) — A different kind of driving lesson — in a vehicle with a top speed of 40 mph (65 kph) that hasn’t been produced in nearly a century — is gaining traction in western Michigan.

Creative ways to keep a journal

This Nov. 3, 2016 photo provided by Jamie Ridler Studios, in Toronto, Ontario, shows a Fauxbonichi style journal on a desk with journaling supplies (Jamie Ridler/Jamie Ridler Studios via AP)

Whether you’re looking to release pent-up emotions, motivate yourself or simply clear your mind, keeping a journal can be great for your mental health.

Learning to play guitar at age 50

This Sept. 10, 2017 photo shows a Fender Telecaster guitar, guitar cable, guitar picks, "Guitar for dummies" book and chord diagrams in Washington Crossing, Pa. There are multitude of resources for learning to play the guitar, from phone apps and videos to books and teachers. (AP Photo/Jonathan Elderfield)

Traveling with just one of your kids can forge bonds

This May 5, 2016 photo shows Wyatt Anthony silhouetted under a sign while awaiting a flight at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport. Wyatt occasionally travels with just one of his parents while his sibling and other parent remain at home _ a type of trip that offers valuable opportunities for bonding, says Dr. Gary Bingham, an associate professor at Georgia State University, who studies the impact of high-quality adult-child interactions. (AP Photo/Ted Anthony)

Can Halloween freak you out?

This 2015 image shows a giant pumpkin made from Legos at Legoland in Winter Haven, Fla., with a costumed greeter standing nearby. The costumed witch and giant Lego pumpkin are also part of the 2017 Brick or Treat event at Legoland. (Legoland Florida Resort via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — In case the real world’s not scary enough, there are plenty of Halloween attractions out there designed to completely freak you out. One in New York called This Is Real promises to “literally kidnap you and stash you in a Brooklyn warehouse.” Fortunately, you can also find happy pumpkin-themed events if you seek a gentler approach to the holiday.

New cars crammed with distracting technology

In this image from video, Jake Nelson, AAA’s director for traffic safety advocacy and research drives one of the test vehicles used in the study in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Infotainment technology automakers are cramming into the dashboard of new vehicles is making drivers take their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel for dangerously long periods of time, a study being released by AAA on Oct. 5 says. (AP Photo/Bill Gorman)

Long-term care costs are surging

FILE - In this April 14, 2016, file photo, a son, at right, holds his mother's hand as they talk at her nursing home in Adrian, Mich. Long-term care costs are still rising and the most expensive option, a private nursing home room, may soon top $100,000 per year. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)



Subscribe to