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Gossip (2 Stories)

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Erma Bombeck wrote, “Some say our national pastime is baseball. Not me. It’s gossip.” Supermarket tabloids, magazines, and social media thrive on spreading rumors about people. In addition, we all know people who love to gossip and delight in sharing information, secrets, or stories about others. While it can be flattering, the juiciest gossip is negative or malicious. Think back … Have you ever been the subject of gossip? Have you ever spread gossip about others? Has gossip impacted your life or the life of someone you know? What do you think about celebrity gossip? Share your gossip stories forward.
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Comic Relief (3 Stories)

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As Baby Boomers, we have seen our share of troubled times, but laughter can help us let off steam. What have you done to appreciate the humor in your circumstances and not take yourself too seriously? Think back … to funny friends, amusing incidents, or even comedy sketches that eased you through a tough time. Or, recall a tense situation that someone defused by an intentionally or unintentionally hilarious comment. Share your Comic Relief stories forward.
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Holiday Letters (3 Stories)

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At this time of year, many people reach out to relatives and friends by sending a greeting card for the holidays. Often these include a letter describing events of the year, good and bad (but mostly good), for everyone in the immediate family. Think back … did your family send or receive these letters when you were growing up? Do you send or receive them now? Has there been a shift to electronic holiday letters? Share your Holiday Letters stories forward.
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Resolutions (2 Stories)

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Most of us have made New Year’s resolutions at one point or another, and for some of us it’s a yearly tradition: We set goals to improve our lives, a checklist of things to either do, or not do. Think back … to some of the resolutions you have made, kept, and/or broken over the years, and any you might be thinking about for the coming year. Share your resolutions stories forward.
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