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Grandparents: The Special Family Members

Grandparents can have a huge impact on their grandchildren as they grow up. I was fortunate in that I also had a set of Great-Grandparents. As I look back on my childhood, I can see that I inherited many things from each of my grandparents. 1,171 more words

lunch date

A new school year and another invite to Grandparents’ Lunch. By now I know it’s best to bring lunch for us to share. The grand girl is happy with that. 456 more words


New Faces on the Homestead

One year ago, my mom (“Nana ‘Toria”) and her partner (“Nana Steph,” aka “Nana Banana” as lovingly dubbed by the kids because she once said she likes bananas, and it stuck) came to visit us on the homestead. 588 more words

Homestead Life

The Cough

“William.” The syllables floated lightly outside my bedroom walls.

My head swiveled toward my door. I considered that maybe I’d imagined it. Then I heard a cough follow it. 756 more words

Short Stories

Grandparents Day

We appreciate our grandparents and the legacy they are building for their grandkids. Grades K-5th performed to 101 Dalmatians, Toy Story, and The Lion King… 20 more words

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Jim Simon: Financial literacy is America’s Achilles’ heel

My Nov. 7, 2017, inaugural column for The Dispatch, “Civics education in schools needs reboot,” noted there are “loud” and “quiet” crises. An example of the latter is the decline in civic literacy, or basic knowledge of how our government works. 683 more words


I’m 80 and … #MeToo by PHILIP GALANES

By Bhavesh Patil

A reader is unsure how to keep her abuser, who happens to be a friend’s husband, at bay.

Published: September 20, 2018 at 05:30AM

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