Senior Stories

Breaking News: No Longer Real News

I remember V-E Day and especially V-J Day because I was a nine-year-old with a paper route. The newspapers came out with “Extra” editions announcing the breaking news; as the war in Europe and Japan ended in 1945. That was real “Breaking News” unlike the overload of so-called “Breaking News” announcements we are inundated with…

Dementia Diagnosis
Health & Medical

Dementia Diagnosis: What You Should Know

Dealing with a dementia diagnosis and learning how to work with your loved one can be difficult. However, dementia is a common problem across the country. Learning how to handle it is something that can be done. Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related issues affect about 50 million people around the world and almost 6 million Americans….

Come Fly With Me: Pipe J3 Cub
Senior Stories

Come Fly With Me: A Pilot Story

It’s 70 degrees with no wind, clear skies and visibility unlimited. Just perfect for landing one of the old Pipe J3 Cubs I used to fly on the 16th fairway of the golf course off my porch where I live in central Florida. Out in Texas, Bush 4141, a special train carrying the casket and…

Holiday Gift Ideas
Life Lessons & How Tos

Holiday Gift Ideas for Grandkids

The holidays are a special time with family. If you are anything like my nana, you enjoy surprising your grandkids with gifts. It is her favorite part. As a kid, the act of opening presents was half the fun! If you’re looking for holiday gift ideas for your grandkids, consider what made gifts from my…

Going Home: Chambers Road Bridge
Senior Stories

Going Home: Everything Changes

They say you can’t go home but you can. It’s a great journey. When you leave Tampa in 85-degree weather and pick up your rental car at Port Columbus in Ohio in 19-degree weather and find an ice scraper lying on the front seat, you know you may be in some deep doo-doo but I…


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