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Call It Silver Separation or Grey Divorce – Either Way It’s On The Rise

I’ve noticed a recent trend over the last few years – more Baby Boomers are getting divorced. Nicknamed the Silver Separation or the Grey Divorce – whatever you call it it’s on the rise.

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Lessons I Learned From My Mother

By Mike Drak This picture is from my mother’s 93rd birthday which we celebrated recently at her nursing home. The cake was chocolate and bought from her favourite grocery store. Birthdays always seem to evoke memories for me so I thought I would share my thoughts. A Mother’s Love...

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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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Facing A New Year Can Be Difficult After The Death Of A Loved One

While other people compile their resolutions for the start of the new year which will more than likely be something like resolving to be more patient, lose weight or start exercising, a new year without a loved one poses different challenges.

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Introducing Traditions That Last Beyond Christmas Eve

By Richard Weijo   We all have our traditions. For my family, it has always been to get together on Christmas Eve.  That is the time when we share a special meal together, exchange gifts, and pick out a favorite Xmas movie to watch. With everyone together, this is...

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The Evolution of Men’s Hand Washing

By Gary Chalk Men and women. We can’t even get on the same page when we wash our hands. Women are from ‘Planet: Invigorating Eucalyptus Moisture-Rich Cleansing Bar with Essence of Soothing Organic Free-Trade Mexican Vanilla Bean.’
Men are from ‘Planet: There’s Hand-Soap??’

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