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Laurels –

When I was a little girl, growing up in Ware Shoals, SC, I often heard my parents speak of “Fessor Camak”. He was a well-respected gentleman in the community and a fine poet. One of my dad’s favorite poems was Fessor’s Laurels. Good lesson for all of us! Continue reading

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Spring is Coming! Spring is Coming!

“Look, Joan-Joan, look what I found! Isn’t it beautiful?” My 6 y/o granddaughter had found a daffodil in the back yard. I said, “Oh yes, it is very beautiful. The daffodil is telling us that spring is coming!” Jessica immediately jumped up and down and up and down and up and down shouting “spring is coming, spring is coming, spring is coming!” Continue reading

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To Search for Daily Miracles

Life is full of miracles — we just have to look for them to see them and experience them in their wonder.  Looking for daily miracles is a life changing hobby. Our new friend, Gretchen Trubee, posted this story on … Continue reading

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House Cleaning Tips for Seniors – Part I

Those of us in our senior years need all the house cleaning tips we can get.  Whether you live in 1 room or 10, alone or with others, house cleaning is part of our lives! The dust collects, the dirt … Continue reading

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Grandma Journal – Kids Say the Cutest Things!

A grandma journal is fun to do and journaling for the grandchildren is one of the most important tasks of a grandparent. Making a journal of the grandchildren’s cute sayings is a fun project. Of course, since my husband is … Continue reading

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Capture the Past! Share with the Future! Write Your Personal History in Snippets!

Do you know about your Mom’s early life? Your Dad’s work? Where they lived? What they did for fun? Do your children and grandchildren know those things about you? Will they remember your shared stories and details about your life? … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Day, Seniors!

Pink And Lavender Hydrangea Cards We are there. We, as seniors, are daily becoming more and more aware of our own mortality. Depressing thought! Day after day, year after year, we watch as family and friends develop illnesses, fight brave … Continue reading

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