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August 12, 2017, by:

National Smile Week

In almost every tape and film we transfer to digital video, we see heartwarming scenes of family members sharing great times, smiling and laughing. There is something magic about the…

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August 12, 2017, by:

National Picnic Month

Aaah, the family picnic. Truth be told, my family didn’t do much picnicking. No wicker baskets and blankets spread out on clover-filled grass. We were more fast food or casual…

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August 12, 2017, by:

Admit You’re Happy Month

I think it’s very telling that we must remind people that they are happy during the month of August. It either says that people generally are not happy and need…

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July 19, 2017, by:

National Cell Phone Courtesy Month

Now there’s a challenge. I was thinking about new technology the other day as I was flying down an Interstate highway at 70 MPH and passed a woman who was…

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July 19, 2017, by:

July is National Blueberry Month

Blueberry pie has always been my favorite pie. My grandmother cooked pretty much all day. Her life was cooking meals, cleaning up the house and caring for her family. A…

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July 19, 2017, by:

Independence Day

I think we are losing our connection with the American spirit. Our current generations of entitled young people has dulled our reliance on self. Our belief that we can accomplish…

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July 13, 2017, by:

The Mighty iPhone

10 years ago, Steve Jobs’ vision of a new, touchscreen, handheld device became reality.

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July 13, 2017, by:

Summer Vacation Memories  

Some of my most treasured memories involve the summer vacations we took into the areas around the Great Smoky Mountains. My wife found some very old VHS-C tapes and 8mm…

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July 13, 2017, by:

About Dads  

Biology is all it takes for a man to be a father. Dads are different. Dads are involved in the lives of their children. Dads spend time encouraging their families….

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July 13, 2017, by:

Summer Loves 

Some of my fondest memories take place in the hot Cleveland summers of the 1950s. Summers were magical times. In those simpler times, mom would get us up early, give…

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