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SantaDad

Tis the Season

     Ahhh, the most wonderful time of year is finally upon us. Food, gift giving, family, Santa, oh, and have I mentioned food-what’s not to like? There are parties, trips to the mall, lots of internet shopping and everybody’s in a good mood, right? And it’s during this special season that we think of […]

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hair

Give Me A Head With Hair….

     Any idea why so many of us are quite obsessed with our hair? It’s too long, it’s too short; it’s too curly, it’s too straight; it’s too thick, it’s too thin; it’s too gray, it’s not gray enough (well no one really complains about that). See what I mean?      For women, it’s […]

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Election

Our Constitutional Right

     Ah, the right to vote. People have literally sacrificed their lives to protect this critical foundation of democracy. I, being a true American wanting to exercise my Constitutional Right, carefully examine all of the candidates running for office. I read their literature and research their positions before I decide on whom to support. […]

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SuperDad

The Man of Steel

     Has anybody noticed that a certain someone has been sorely missed of late? When was the last time you heard the phrase, “Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings….”? What you do hear is, “Look, up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane…. […]

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Doxie 0059

History Lesson # 2-Revolutionary War

     In honor of Independence Day, I think it’s important to set the record straight, and dispel many of the myths related to the birth of our great country.      First, Paul Revere, who is widely regarded as a hero warning the townspeople of the impending British invasion, was grossly misquoted. Yes, the “one […]

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Shh

Shhh….

     We live in a world filled with lots and lots of noise. It seems like everywhere we go, we are subjected to all kinds of unwanted and distracting sounds. Especially loud ones. We have to live with ear splitting music (and I use that term loosely) from the car behind us, not to […]

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Burger Dad

Food For Thought

There’s an old adage, “you are what you eat”. And in fact, truer words have never been spoken. Think about it, there is nothing else that dramatically influences our health, well-being, and overall makeup, than the food we ingest. It not only fuels us, but it keeps us alive and makes us what we are; […]

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Ruth Jersey

History Lesson # 1-Geography

     Have you ever wondered how various countries and states got their names? Me too. In fact it has been a life-long quest for me to find out. Good news; as a result of my extensive research, I can now share my findings with you.      Let’s start with the country they now call […]

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Bike

Hey-Get Outta My Way

     In ancient times, children used to walk to school and would play outside whenever possible. They would ride their bikes to deliver newspapers earning their spending money. Farmers used to walk behind their mules while they plowed their fields. Letter carriers walked their route delivering the mail, and police would walk their beat, […]

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Author’s Note

    For the last 14 years, Suredad has participated in the 2Day, 39 Mile Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. Over that time he has raised over $150,000 to help combat that dreadful disease. His crazy and lovable cousin Hayda succumbed to breast cancer when she was in the prime of her life and he […]

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