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Calling All Grandparents… Where Are You?

Calling grandparents… great grandparents… and mature family and community leaders to get-involved. Where are you?  What are you leaving behind? The Greatest Generation and now the Babyboomers are probably the most removed groups of grandparents in history. We, America, are … Continue reading

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Some Interesting Photos of 2011…

2011 in Review <—More Photos Here http://askmarion.wordpress.com/2012/01/01/2011-in-review/ (AFP PHOTO/HO/QATAR OPEN/JULIEN CROSNER) A handout picture released by Qatar Open shows world number one Spanish Rafael Nadal (L) and Swiss tennis icon Roger Federer (R) playing an exhibition game on a floating … Continue reading

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2011 in Review

When looking back and having to decide what were the biggest events or most memorable moments or people of 2011… it is tough, which matches the year itself… overall a tough year for the United States, for the World, and … Continue reading

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Simpler Times…

A Groetzmeier Christmas The 1950’s and early 1960’s were simpler times allowing holidays, family traditions and church to take their full and proper place in the hearts and minds of children, leaving fond and enduring memories for a lifetime. Although … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas From Hollywood – Holiday Movie Classics

“Every time a bell rings… an Angel get its Wings!!” With the holidays upon us and kids home through the New Year, it’s time to talk Christmas movies. Thanks to television programming in the 1970s and 1980s, when director Frank … Continue reading

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America’s First Jet Flight, October 1942

Stew, When  Col. George McCall  retired  Air Force (he  will  be  92  next  month),  he sent  me  this  as  we  had  talked  about  aviation  &  my  air  control  days, in  this  piece  of  history, `Jet  age  they  had  mobile  air  … Continue reading

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More Fruit, Fewer Fries: Michelle Obama Might Have Taken the ‘Happy’ Out of McDonald’s Happy Meals

A child could once feel excitement over hearing a parent utter those beautiful words: “honey, we‘re going to McDonald’s for a Happy Meal.” But those carefree days are over and that sense of childhood wonderment and abandon is about to … Continue reading

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