Opinion

Christmas presents. Oh, I hate shopping for Christmas presents. I have a very small family to shop for, but still, I feel like I am never good at picking out presents for them.

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Carole Townsend

We’re right smack in the middle of a time of life that, if I’m to be honest, I couldn’t have even imagined about 20 years ago. Our children are grown now, all young adults. Sounds silly, I know. Of course, God willing, our children will grow to be adults – first young, then not-so-young. It is the way life’s supposed to work.

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Bill York

They were not the original television cast, but they really were Golden Girls, serious and concentrating. 

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I suppose it's been our generation that made D-I-V-O-R-C-E commonplace. Oh I don't state that with any pride, mind you, but I do believe it's true. When I was a kid, I think I knew one other kid whose parents were divorced.

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We in the United States celebrated Veterans Day last week. From coast to coast, we enjoyed parades, tributes, the laying of wreaths, and at the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial. Nearly 60,000 names of veterans killed in that war were read, day and night, for four days.

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