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Not Part of the Chain Gang by
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Prompted By Chain Letters

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Chain letters were never my thing.
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The Final Farewell by
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Prompted By Regrets

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I wish I had been able to be with him to tell him I loved him and hold his hand. I will always regret not being there for that final farewell.
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The Halloween-Industrial Complex by
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Prompted By Trick or Treat?

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When did Halloween evolve into such a huge deal? I have a hard time remembering much about Halloween from my childhood. Perhaps that’s because I am trying to recall memories from 65 years ago. Once, I asked my mother what costumes I wore for Halloween, and she informed me that it really wasn’t that important…
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Some Pandemic-Flavored Lemonade by
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Prompted By Lemons to Lemonade

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But I do think some of the changes necessitated by the pandemic will be positive ones if we choose to learn from them.
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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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