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Yesterday’s post, Thanksgiving, A U.S. Holiday noted how other countries don’t celebrate Thanksgiving as we do, but they do. There are many countries that celebrate Harvest with a feast and gathering of family and friends. Our celebration is unique in that...
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Thanksgiving, A U.S. Holiday

Every year, at Thanksgiving, most Americans count our blessings. I find it interesting that other countries don’t celebrate Thanksgiving. Did you ever wonder why not? Perhaps it is because so many other countries are not as blessed as we here in the United States. We...
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IT’S A HOLIDAY–TAKE IT

It’s A Holiday-Take it! Labor Day is the official celebration of the United States labor classes and has been since 1894 when President Grover Cleveland declared it a federal holiday to recognize the country’s workers. This last June, I retired from a terrific...
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WHEN LIFE IS A SCRIBBLED MESS

Don’t you just love a new notebook? The fresh pages are enticing. When school starts back after a long free, active, and hot summer, the structure of school calls us to get organized. Even when you aren’t in school anymore, it’s refreshing just to see the school...
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PRIVILEDGED

Do you consider yourself priviledged? Last September, my granddaughter and I were discussing the political and racial climate of our country.  Our chaotic world. The injustice toward blacks, the protests, and violent riots. I told her I understood the protests,...
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FIFTY WAYS TO KEEP YOUR LOVER #24: GIVE RESPECT

Why do we say hurtful things to our spouse that we would never say to a stranger? We are supposed to love and respect our spouses, not tear them down. Whether to build ourselves up or to defend our own actions, blame and defensiveness is not the way to honor marriage....

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