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Ten Games This Grandma Hates to Play by
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Prompted By Games People Play

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I hope my children picture me as a doting grandmother, happily playing with their children, unburdened by the daily demands of parenting. And it’s true that one of the joys of having grandchildren is spending special time together. To me, that means reading books, drawing, going to the park, singing and dancing to Beatles tunes…
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My Micro-Road Rage by
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Prompted By Road Rage

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September is National Courtesy Month, so I am making an extra effort to stay calm and be a polite driver. Just wish others would do the same.
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“There are Far Worse Things Than to Steal a Book” by
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Warren taught me through example what it really meant to be a mensch, a good human being.
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Kindergarten over Three Generations by
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Prompted By Kindergarten

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My youngest grandchild starts kindergarten next week. Here’s hoping he gets a loving teacher who understands that young children learn best in a play-based kindergarten.
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What’s Today’s Weather? by
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Prompted By Weather

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What’s today’s weather? We really need to pay close attention.
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Woodstock, a Movie Best Seen Stoned by
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Prompted By Woodstock

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Seeing the documentary movie version the summer of 1970 shaped my Woodstock experience.
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That Family Tree Assignment by
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Prompted By Genealogy

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If I were a teacher these days, I would tread very lightly with that family tree assignment.
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Finding a Grandmother Lost to Mental Illness by
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Prompted By Genealogy

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Pauline’s life had been destroyed by mental illness and institutionalization. But what had happened to her children as well as her grandchildren and great grandchildren? Was there a way to make something solid and meaningful from this tragedy?
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My Neighborhood – Both Actual and Virtual – And a Lost Tortoise by
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Prompted By Neighbors

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When we work together, there is a greater chance we can solve the problem, from rescuing a tortoise to tackling the huge issues that plague our neighborhoods and our country.
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Banishing Boredom for Kids by
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Prompted By Boredom

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Boredom is a state of mind that doesn’t need to exist, especially for children.
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