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Family Heirlooms Travelling The Past, The Present and The Future

By Iris Ruth Pastor It’s 1913. The word “teen-ager” was not yet in use. The constitutional amendment granting American women the right to vote had not yet passed. Canned beer, modern supermarkets, and Barbie dolls had not yet been invented.

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When Duck and Cover Just Doesn’t Cut It

When Duck and Cover Just Doesn’t Cut It

Posted in Blog, Boomer Life, Legacy

By Dave Price Like most Baby Boomers born in the 1940s and early 1950s, I can vividly recall those 13 harrowing days in October of 1962 that came to be called the Cuban Missile Crisis. I remember sitting in front of our family’s black-and-white television and hearing President John...

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Do You Have a Legacy Box?

Do You Have a Legacy Box?

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By Richard Weijo As a child, I remember when relatives would visit during Christmas.  I just loved to see a box full of gifts coming through the front door.  My brother and I were always excited to find out which gifts were ours. Now I am the one giving...

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The Interesting History of A Wrinkle in Time

The Interesting History of A Wrinkle in Time

Posted in Blog, Boomer Life, Legacy

By Dave Price For us Baby Boomers, the first great young adult book released in our lifetime was Madeline L’Engle’s classic A Wrinkle in Time, a timeless story of an unlikely young heroine who summons the wondrous power of love to defeat the darkness of evil. Here’s the history of how this classic came to be.

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End-Of-Life Planning Everyone Needs to Do

End-Of-Life Planning Everyone Needs to Do

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By Gary Foreman Whether you’re a baby boomer or part of another generation, sooner or later your days on earth will come to an end. And as much as we would like to ignore that, we do our families a disservice when we don’t do some end-of-life planning. End-of-life...

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Family Heirlooms: Placing the Past in the Present

By Iris Ruth Pastor It all begins with this couple: my husband’s parents, Herb and Hotche. This picture was taken shortly after Herb was discharged from the Army during the closing days of World War 2. Herb had witnessed the horrors of the concentration camps in Europe firsthand –...

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