Note to Self – A Guide to Self Preservation in My Senior Years

“Be someone you would like to remember.” What advice would you give to yourself in your senior years? At Life After 50, Lynn compiles 18 pieces of wisdom for her older self.

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Catch 22: Best Way Revitalize Neighborhood is Attract Educated, But Devastated Neighborhood Attract Educated? — Terence Chulavachana

What is the state of neighborhoods in America, in general? Cornell Chronicle (source) provides an answer, and it does not look good for many. To turn things around, MIT says the level of education in the neighborhood is the key. But how do neighborhoods attract highly educated people? The following is from Cornell: America has […]

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Popcorn Strings – #poetry #DecemberWriting #Christmas — Night Owl Poetry – Dorinda Duclos

The Christmas tree was lit Only one thing left to do String together popcorn To create the perfect view I carefully threaded the needle Making sure it was nice and strong One by one, I gathered them To make the strand grow long There was just one problem My tree was much too tall I […]

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One More Christmas — Muddling Through My Middle Age

We were sure that last year would be our dog Lucy’s very last Christmas. She was fifteen years old, and had survived a couple of serious health issues. Signs of her aging were obvious: stiffness in her joints, hearing loss, and worst of all, a digestive system that obviously could no longer handle the variety […]

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Intellectual Chocolate Interviews Dr. Darnisa Amante, Co-Founder of D.E.E.P.

Desserts for Christmas — Cooking Without Limits

Today I made a list of possible sweets I want to make for Christmas. The first one is a must, because I just love the crunchy feeling in that dessert. Also, it is so easy to do and with no great skills. How about your list? Is it long, short, easy or difficult? Chocolate baklava […]

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The Last Christmas — Hugh’s Views & News

What do you leave out for Father Christmas on Christmas Eve?

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