Baltimore Police shop with the children

Christmas Miracles

  Christmas is a time for miracles. Bad news seems to come at us from every media method including family and friends. It’s hard to think good thoughts, but somehow good news begins to come out and remind us what this season is all about. There are secret Santas in Massachusetts paying off lay-a-ways in […]

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The Making of Tree Ornaments

  Late in the fall when I was 7 or 8 years old my Mother asked me to collect the sweet gum balls that had fallen from the sweet gum tree. I couldn’t imagine what she was going to do with these prickly balls. Then on a December afternoon Mom asked me to help her […]

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Winter Festival of Lights

December is a time when the days get shorter and the nights get longer and sometimes we tend to get busy running errands and decorating our homes for the Christmas season. We take for granted that we can get out and go whenever and wherever we want. There are those who can’t get out on […]

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Lifelong volunteer work

Have you ever wondered what volunteer work you can do to help the people of your community? How about  when you start the volunteer work, do you ever think that you will still be doing that job 84 years later?  The following is an article of Richard Hendrickson who has been doing just that. He […]

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MLB: New York Mets at San Diego Padres

Working towards a goal

One of the ways that we can stay “young,” alert, and have a reason to get up in the mornings is to have something that we are working towards. Maybe there is something that you have never done and want to try something new, maybe you have a long lost hobby and want to renew it, […]

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Amazing Lady

Our parents are amazing people. They are always there for us when we need them and are the first to encourage us and tell us how great we are and that we can do anything we want to do. We never know until later in our adult years that they gave up their dreams of […]

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day Today is a day that we set aside not just for a picnic, but to honor all those who have given their lives to keep us free. I found this poem and think it says it all. Everyone have a safe and happy Memorial Day.———–   Freedom Is Not Free – Kelly Strong […]

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Mother’s Day

Today is a wonderful day that we reserve for our Mother’s. Mom’s do so much for us and give up more than we can ever imagine just to make sure that we get a good start in life. I thank my Mom for all that she gave me and gave up for me: a world filled with […]

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School Years

Looking though Mom’s school yearbooks brought back some memories of my own. How we look so  young in our freshman year not knowing what lay ahead of us, but ready to find out. Then by the senior year we look polished and ready for anything. Funny how we probably all have the same thoughts about […]

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