A Halloween Story – Contemplating the Supernatural By Sherrill Pool Elizondo It’s almost Halloween and I am once more contemplating the supernatural. I have always been curious yet skeptical of what

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Old Mother Ivy By Sherrill Pool Elizondo In 1974, when I was a very young mother with just one child, my husband and I moved from Austin to Houston shortly after

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Learning to Learn By Linda  Schumacher They were two physically tiring, emotionally blessing weeks this summer My tech savvy 10 year old granddaughter lived in our spare bedroom Her Ipad and

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Conversations with grandparent, Lori Bitter and readers.  To read more from Lori Bitter Jack is a retired teacher. He was a writer for a boomer and senior publication. He and

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How I Taught My Grandkids the Fine Art of Gift-Giving  |  By Polly Tafrate   For years, Christmas morning was always the same: my grandchildren’s frenzied opening of their presents,

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By Sue White  A few years ago, to better enjoy the holiday season with both my local and long-distance grandchildren, I started a tradition of giving them a small but

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  A Grandmother’s Adventure: Isis, Kirk, Spock and Me As I walked to the steps and began to go up, I paused. I was not sure what to expect. Hopefully

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By Maryanne Curran What’s in a name?  As far as my grandmother was concerned, names didn’t mean much.  Many different people called her many different names.  But the one name

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By:  Karla Sullivan My grandfather’s whitewashed farmhouse was located in small town, central Illinois framed by an ever-changing horizon and guarded by cornstalks.  Each had grown tall with gangling arms,

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The “We Remember” banner was designed by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The flag contains three images, each representing locations

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By Shelley Viggiano My youngest daughter toddled over to her grandfather, clutching a pink soft-sided book. “Will you read this to me, Grampa?” “Sure I will, little darlin’, hop up

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