Are you familiar with the story behind Juneteenth? “Galveston, Texas, 1865. That June morning, a Union general, Gordon Granger, rode into town with 2,000 Union troops. Their mission was to

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I Have to Put Aside My Political Neutrality By Karen L. Rancourt When I recently asked a young man if the past few years of political divisiveness have affected him

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See Below How Easy It Is To Tweet The Senators That Have Benefitted The Most From NRA Money? Originally published here   The majority of Americans support stronger gun laws

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Why Guns Win Over The Lives Of Children On May 24, 2022, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, United States, killing 19 children and

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Another Massacre Shocks Our Sensibilities – It’s Overtime for True Leadership BY JACK LEVINE Saturday’s mass shooting at a grocery store in Buffalo, NY is the most recent in our

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Sea Turtles for A Dinner Theme? Why Not! BY PAT BURNS Now that travel has opened and is becoming more popular as in pre-pandemic times, I’ve begun thinking of far-away

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Quality long-term care can be expensive, especially in areas with large populations of aging residents. The American Council on Aging states that the average annual cost of a nursing home

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BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE We often overlook the fact that most of the values we want to instill in our grandchildren actually do have to be instilled.  They don’t

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Spring:  It’s Lemonade Time! BY PAT BURNS Spring has sprung! This is the time to embrace longer days and the warmth of more sunshine; enjoy the sights of new lime

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Whether you believe it or not, someone’s age can affect the value of a personal injury claim. According to the most experienced personal injury lawyers, if a person’s negligence has

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Zelenskyy urges U.N. Security Council to boot Russia or dissolve for the world’s sake In case you missed this amazing video, here is link to original article: https://www.npr.org/2022/04/05/1091050554/zelenskyy-un-security-council-speech Ukrainian President

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A New Kind of Helper BY KAREN RANCOURT During challenging times, everyone’s ideal neighbor, Mr. Fred Rogers, offered his famous advice to look for the helpers. “When I was a boy

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Looking for an easy-to-use, straight-forward parenting book?  Look no further!  The newly-released book, E.N.R.I.C.H. Your Relationship With Your Child, by author and grandparent Debbie Farr, Ph.D., is now available on

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A Grandfather’s Thoughts for Peace – Paving a Positive Path Forward BY JACK LEVINE Now that I’m a grandfather (AKA Pop Pop Jack), I’m all the more dedicated to pave

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Editor’s note: We just published, in the winter issue of GRAND, a wonderful article on how to enjoy the snow and cold weather. It’s lots of fun to read, but

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A Winter Frolic with Grandkids: Blizzard Blast and Cold Weather Fun BY KIMBERLY BLAKER If your grandkids are like most, weekends and school snow closings are the highlight of the

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Do you know which causes your grandchildren care about? BY KERRY BRYNE My mother, affectionately known as Nana Lulu, recently sent a parcel to her grandson. When it arrived, I

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Some Old, Some New for 2022 BY PAT BURNS Right after the year-end holidays, I’m ready to put away the Christmas decorations room-by-room. At last, a host of trees, lights,

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January 6th – A Riot Remembered BY JACK LEVINE I am sending this message on the eve of the first anniversary of the shockingly shameful siege of our national Capitol. 

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David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet A broadcaster recounts his life, and the evolutionary history of life on Earth, to grieve the loss of wild places and offer a

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