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Diligence, Luck & Sweet CoCo's Almanac

As we prepare for our family trip to Boston this month, I tasked each child with preparing a timeline of historical events, people and cultural happenings of the area where we will be staying.  736 more words

Daily Encouragement

The Benjamin Franklin Diet

“A Full Belly is the Mother of all Evil,” Benjamin Franklin counselled the readers of his 1743 edition of Poor Richard’s Almanack. For some mysterious reason this aphorism hasn’t had the sticking power of some of the inventor’s more famous sayings, like “he who lies down with dogs shall rise up with fleas,” or “fish and visitors stink in three days.”  Most of us are more inclined to see a full belly as one of life’s blessings. 1,136 more words