State or County Fair (10 Stories)

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Red ribbons, carnival rides, pigs and sheep, peach pies—state and county fairs are quintessentially American events for family fun in the summer. Whether in urban or rural places, fairs are venues for competitions, concerts, and cotton candy. Think back … did you visit a state or county fair with your parents, or your kids? Did you take part in an exhibit or contest? Are these fairs still fun, or are they relics of the past? Share your State or County Fair stories forward.
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That Summer (3 Stories)

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It’s the beginning of August, exactly halfway between the Summer Solstice and the Fall Equinox. Think back … to a significant and/or memorable summer of your life, whether as a child or adult. Maybe it was time spent at summer camp, or an exotic trip, a summer job that was fabulous or terrible, or even just being lazy at home. What happened that summer, and how did it affect you? Share your That Summer stories forward.
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Dating (1 Story)

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Most of us baby boomers remember dating in the ‘60s, and some of us, whether still single or newly single, have also dated in the age of the Internet via sites like match.com. Lots of changes in dating norms and expectations over the decades, but some things never change: Cosmopolitan Magazine still offers dos and don’ts of dating! Think back…about a memorable date, or dating in general. Share your Dating stories forward.
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Senior Moments (1 Story)

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Senior Citizen Day is August 21, and that’s cause to celebrate. But with senior status often come senior moments—those “momentary” feelings of drawing a blank, losing words or names, or forgetting something familiar. Think back … Did your elders have those embarrassing mental lapses? Did you understand at the time? Do you find your senior moments funny, or dread them? What do you do now to remain at the top of your game? Share your Senior Moments stories forward.
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