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Punxsutawney Phil

I am continually amused by what we choose to honor in this country. For example, February is Canned Food Month and National Grapefruit Month. Today, we honor a rodent from…

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Resolve to Tell Your Life Story

New year’s resolutions. All of us want our futures to be better than our pasts. So we resolve to make our lives better during this time of the year. Gym…

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Kodachrome

Paul Simon wrote about Kodachrome way back in 1973. Back then, as a photographer, you could choose to shoot color or black and white negative film or color slides. As…

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Arranged Marriages

My maternal grandparents met on their wedding day. My grandmother was 15 and my grandfather was 20. Their Italian parents arranged the wedding. This year, they would have been married…

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I Do Solemnly Swear…

Donald J. Trump is sworn in today as the country’s 45th president. Whichever side of the Trump equation you fall on, this is a significant national event. It represents to…

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Nostalgia Takes an Emotional Hit

This was the 1A headline in Monday morning’s Tampa Bay Times. After a 146-year run, the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus will fold its tent this May in Uniondale,…

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Legacy | MLK Day

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. changed the way we view the world – regardless of our race, age, religion, world view, etc. On Monday, we will honor his memory and…

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Birthdays

Everyone has one. Most people will have one in 2017. If it’s a major milestone (usually ending in 0) you might consider a birthday celebration presentation.

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La La Land

What a night at the Golden Globe awards. An homage to the Buzby Berkeley musicals of the 30s and 40s won all seven awards for which it was nominated. For…

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Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

It was remarkable that Carrie Fisher and her mom, Debbie Reynolds died one day apart. According to reports, Ms. Reynolds declared that she wanted to be with her daughter –…

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