The Old Woman And Me BY KAREN BARASH Side by side, we walk the slow solicitous stroll of the very old. She wears sensible shoes; vanity no longer pinches her

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Juneteenth a Federal Holiday! WASHINGTON — President Biden signed legislation on Thursday to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, enshrining June 19 as the national day to commemorate the end of

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Post-Pandemic, Retirees Overwhelmingly Report Purpose as Key to a Successful Retirement, Edward Jones and Age Wave Research Finds Milestone Study Highlights both the Challenges and the Silver Linings from the

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Rita Moreno: Just A Girl Who Decided To Go For It * Stunning In-Depth Look at One Of Hollywood’s Most Trailblazing Actors June 14th, 2021 Over a 70+ year career,

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Dear Dad BY CAROLINE CHIRICHELLA Dear Dad, It’s been 436 days since we last saw you. 436 days since you last saw your granddaughter, Lucia-Antonia. I remember so clearly the

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GO PLACIDLY amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak

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US State of Alabama Removes Anti-LGBT Language from Sex Ed Law This article is partially reposted from Human Rights Watch Children and Youth Have a Right to Comprehensive Information By

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Love: A Time for This is Now Blessing gay marriage and parenting. I’m a Catholic mom with a dear friend, Sarah, who’s also a Catholic mom. We both feel called

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BY EMILY MORGAN If singer Cat Stevens stretched his hand out of the window of a colorful train car and asked me to join him, I’m pretty sure I’d grab

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The Velveteen Rabbit = A Modern Elder? BY CHIP CONLEY “Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off.” –  Margery Williams Bianco, The

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A Great Granddad BY MARTIN GLEESON Limerick, Ireland Mary stopped the car just outside Leonard’s Newsagents. She handed a $20 note to her ten-year-old son David and told him, “There will

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Memorial Day Wishes For You BY JACK LEVINE As Memorial Day, Monday, May 31st, approaches please join me in pausing to honor family members and neighbors who sacrificed as members

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Hey Y’all, It’s Father’s Day. Yee-haw! For many families Mother’s Day celebration generally includes a fancy brunch where endless mimosas are poured. Maybe even champagne! So what is it Dads

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Grandkids Say The Darndest Things! BY BOB CAIRNS I don’t want to go total Art Linkletter GrandKids Say the Darndest Things, but now that I’m a grandparent and when one

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Letter About Stuff Dear Christine, This issue of GRAND really hit home with me.  We all spend a lot of our lives dealing with “Stuff”.  We gather it, we sort

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4 Fun Activities When You Are Recovering From An Injury As we grow older, we are more likely to injure ourselves over the smallest of things, as our body becomes

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Criticizing Or Complaining Rarely Buys You Anything BY JOSHUA COLEMAN While many grandparents can regularly see their grandchildren, others rarely can spend time with their grands. However, some grandparents find

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Being A Grandparent Financial Facilitator BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE Our column in last fall’s issue was on being an Independence-Giver to your grandkids (See it ­here). In that article,

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Hello Blockchain BY DEANNA SHOSS How will blockchain influence your life? First off, the Dukes, the two $1 bet guys in Trading Places, are gone. And your children or grandchildren will

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Stories By Group BY BOB CAIRNS As usual, it started with a nudge from my wife, “Bob, since you published numerous reminiscences about your childhood with Sports Illustrated, don’t you think this

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