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RICH IN THOUGHT – Being Papa For Grayson

RICH IN THOUGHT – Being Papa For Grayson

 

After the excitement wore off when I first heard I was going to be a grandfather, I wondered if I was destined to be a loveable old man who wore a little fedora with a feather and plaid Bermuda shorts with calf-high dark socks in sandals. Or, if taking after my family lineage, it was time for me to get in the role of ‘Papa’ and eventually start having a garden with zucchini, fava beans, tomato plants and other vegetables like both my grandfathers had when I was young.

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Posted: Jul. 22, 2014 3:12 p.m. | Updated: Jul. 23, 2014 1:00 a.m. | RICH IN THOUGHT – Being Papa For Grayson Comments 0 Comments
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Marg-Ins No Rest For Weary

By definition, ‘vacation’ means an ‘extended period of recreation’ either at home or in travel. The word has also gained the reputation of meaning you get some rest while you are on vacation but that particular four-letter word did not seem to be on the itinerary for this trip.

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Posted: Jul. 02, 2014 12:03 p.m. | Marg-Ins  No Rest For Weary Comments 0 Comments
Confessions Of A Jersey Junkie

Confessions Of A Jersey Junkie

 

Recently, one of my favorite websites, Uni-Watch.com, had a piece written titled “One Fan's Experience with Jersey Addiction” and it got me thinking of my own special closet that houses over 40 jerseys of past and present MLB, NFL, and NHL teams.

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Posted: Jun. 25, 2014 9:55 a.m. | Confessions Of A Jersey Junkie Comments 0 Comments
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Dawn’s Column - The Final Countdown

It’s been a while since I’ve written a column for The Leader, and this is my last one before saying goodbye to my coworkers and colleagues in the community.

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Posted: Jun. 17, 2014 5:41 p.m. | Updated: Jun. 18, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Dawn’s Column - The Final Countdown Comments 0 Comments

Marg-Ins - Weighing The Options

Sometimes writing a monthly column seems like putting together my life, chapter by chapter. I have even had more than one person suggest all the columns be put together into a book but who knows if that will ever happen.

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Posted: Jun. 03, 2014 4:54 p.m. | Updated: Jun. 04, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Marg-Ins - Weighing The Options Comments 0 Comments

Lions Club Seeking Community Support

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Posted: Jul. 22, 2014 3:13 p.m. | Updated: Jul. 23, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Lions Club Seeking Community Support Comments 0 Comments

Store Scores With Soccer Squad

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Posted: Jul. 15, 2014 4:32 p.m. | Updated: Jul. 16, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Store Scores With Soccer Squad Comments 0 Comments

Looking For Mural Info

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Posted: Jul. 09, 2014 8:49 a.m. | Looking For Mural Info Comments 0 Comments

Service Dogs In Many Breeds

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Posted: Jun. 17, 2014 5:41 p.m. | Updated: Jun. 18, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Service Dogs In Many Breeds Comments 0 Comments

Community Takes Up The Fight

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Posted: Jun. 10, 2014 4:10 p.m. | Updated: Jun. 11, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Community Takes Up The Fight Comments 0 Comments

More Changes Needed

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Posted: Jun. 10, 2014 4:11 p.m. | Updated: Jun. 11, 2014 1:00 a.m. | More Changes Needed Comments 0 Comments

Support The VFW Auxiliary

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Posted: Jun. 03, 2014 4:56 p.m. | Updated: Jun. 04, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Support The VFW Auxiliary Comments 0 Comments

Mommy Musings - Fair Fun

The timing of returning to the Newsroom could not have come at a better time … Fair week!

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Posted: Jul. 22, 2014 3:15 p.m. | Updated: Jul. 23, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Mommy Musings - Fair Fun Comments 0 Comments

Mommy Musings – Getting Reacquainted

Today marks my first day back in a place I left a decade ago. Just looking at that sentence causes me to pause in both amazement and disbelief.

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Posted: Jul. 15, 2014 4:42 p.m. | Updated: Jul. 16, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Mommy Musings – Getting Reacquainted Comments 0 Comments

Didi’s Dogs – Balance Indoor, Outdoor Living

DEAR DIDI: Our blue nosed Pit Bull, Bruno, is the love of our life but we have one issue that just drives us crazy. We both work all day. We want Bruno to be able to enjoy our very large landscaped back yard during the day while we are at work. Instead, Bruno digs holes everywhere, which is costing us lots of money and time to fix. He digs up bushes, holes in the lawn, and has even dug up our sprinkler system at times! He has had excellent training courses, listens to commands beautifully and even won a blue ...

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Posted: Jun. 10, 2014 4:12 p.m. | Updated: Jun. 11, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Didi’s Dogs –  Balance Indoor, Outdoor Living Comments 0 Comments

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