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New Rules: Parking by
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Prompted By Parking

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I love to shop local and support the small businesses that still exist in my community, but the first consideration is always parking.
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Where Have All the Bookstores Gone? by
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Prompted By Children's Books

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Bring your children to experience wandering among shelves of actual books before it is too late. And don’t forget to visit and support your local library.
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Booka-booka-booka by
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Prompted By Children's Books

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One of my fondest memories of raising my children was cuddling up at bedtime with a book and reading together. 
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Sock it to Me by
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Prompted By Variety Shows

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I was never a lover of Ed Sullivan (except for the famous Beatles performance) or Carol Burnett, but boy did I enjoy Rowan and Martin and The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.
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Not a Goldfish by
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Prompted By Attention Span

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After I retired, I joined the board of the preschool I had founded as a community representative. We were planning our 25th anniversary year celebration, which was to include a video of the founding, history, and philosophy of the school. It was during a discussion about this video that I learned that people in 2017…
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The Death of the Family Dinner by
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Prompted By Mealtime

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The demise of the family dinner is definitely a loss.
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Twenty Years Later: Trying to Recapture the Power of Community and Caring by
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Those preschoolers who started school on September 11, 2001, may not remember that day, but I hope they will be able to recapture the sense of community, caring, and working for the common good that we felt back then.
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Cars, Cars, Cars by
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Prompted By Going to Work

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As a native of the Motor City, everyone I knew drove to work.
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Punch Lists and Prayers by
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Prompted By Home Repair

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Next hurtle – what contractor in his right mind would undertake this project with such an unrealistic budget and very tight timeline? It was now June and we needed to open the school in September.
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From This Old House to Property Brothers by
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Prompted By Home Repair

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My husband only occasionally engaged in DIY projects with me “supervising,” but we did live for 45 years in a house built in 1911. And we loved our old house, despite its frequent need for repairs.
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