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Pillow Fight by
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Prompted By Family Feud

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Of course, the feud’s origin dated back decades before the pillow incident.
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Flashbulb Memories: Three Assassinations by
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Prompted By Assassination

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Flash bulb memories: three assassinations that shaped my world view from age 18 to 23.
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I Quit My Job and My Life Changed by
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Prompted By Changed My Life

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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead
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The Whole World is Watching by
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Prompted By First Time Voting

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I have learned over all these years and in every election, voting is a sacred honor and every vote matters. The whole world is watching.
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Finding the Perfect Gift by
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When my kids were young, they eagerly anticipated the Toys R Us holiday gift catalog every November.
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Cooking Lessons by
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Prompted By Learning To Cook

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My childhood cookbook was filled with images of perky girls wearing aprons (whatever happened to my aprons?) serving food to guys in sport coats and crew cuts.
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Plane and Train Fails by
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Prompted By Planes and Trains

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We hated the drive to Detroit to visit my family when our three kids were young. In those days, it was six hours of torture. They were not great car travelers and entertainment options were limited to coloring and puzzle books, my reading to or singing with them, and I Spy type games. When boredom…
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A Sucker for Cinderella by
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When I saw the original classic Disney cartoon (1950) of Cinderella as a child, I totally bought into her song of "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes."
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When You Can’t Afford Feathers by
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Our first nest was rather humble. We really couldn’t afford to do much feathering of this nest.
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The Lost Art of Customer Service by
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Prompted By Customer Service

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As sexist as it is, I do miss the old Marshall Field’s mantra, “Give the lady what she wants.”
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