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Diet Link Roundup Living

Link Roundup – May, 2019

Link Roundup is a new monthly feature as part of my obsession with helping Boomers adjust to life in our silver years.  Each month I will post a set of links on the final Thursday of the month.  Each posting will be topic driven. With that, welcome to my first Link Roundup. This month’s subject …

Gardening Living

Gardening in the Great Basin

Greetings this fine day in May. Many of our ancestors celebrated the first of May as the beginning of the summer season and with that, gardening in the Great Basin begins.  And its not easy. When I first moved to the area from Anchorage, Alaska, in 2009, I was so excited to start gardening.  Hot …

Aging Boomer Living

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Greetings!!  This week’s post is about age-related macular degeneration, an eye condition that affects approximately 11 million people in the United States.  According to, macular degeneration is the leading cause of eyesight loss for those of us 60 and older in the United States.  ABOVE: Human eye cross-sectional view (NIH National Eye Institute [Public …

Diet Habits Living

Fast Food, Why is it so Good?

Some of us have a relationship with fast food.  We love it.  We crave it.  It is all around us, on the streets we drive and constantly flashed into our brains with commercials on the TV programs we watch. Science is why we keep coming back. Fast food is specifically manufactured to be addicting so …


What is Great Basin Creations

Welcome to Great Basin Creations.  My name is Jennie, sometimes I refer to myself as Ol’ Ma Starkey.  I am a Boomer, a parent, a person who has spent years finding my “self,” and a caretaker for my aging parents.  This blog will provide everyone with recipes for home cooked meals, food related articles, issues …

Spring Renewal
Habits Living

Spring, New Habits

Welcome to the end of winter and the beginning of spring.   My tulips and daffodils are popping up out of the ground after a long winter sleep.  Spring is time for renewal, cleaning out the old, creating the new.  During the month of April, I want to talk about habits.  Good habits to create and habits …