Old Sayings
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Old Sayings and Where They Came From

Here are six old sayings and the history of their origin. Let us know if you have more old sayings to add to our list. 6 Old Sayings In Shakespeare’s time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the…

Moments of our Lives
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The Moments of Our Lives: Days to Remember

How many times has your life taken a snapshot of itself? You live a moment so profound that your mind captures every detail, every feeling, every sound and smell. For most of us, Jack Kennedy’s assassination was such a moment. Our wedding(s). The births of our children. Pearl Harbor, the first moon landing, and September…

Read This and You’ll Know Everything
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Read This and You’ll Know Everything

Read our list of little known facts and you’ll know everything you need to know to your next trivia question. Everything I Need to Know, I Learned From Noah’s Ark Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar. The…

Generation Gap
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Falling into the Generation Gap?

How old do you feel today? Have you fallen into the generation gap? By the end of this column, I guarantee that you’ll be feeling much, much older. Seems that each year the staff at Beloit College in Wisconsin puts together a list to try to give the faculty a sense of the mindset of…

Senior Statistics 65 and Over
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Statistics on Senior Americans 65 and Over

The MetLife Mature Market Institute Demographic Profile of Americans 65 and over shows an aging population of 36 million people, some with few assets and relatively low income; 10% live below the poverty line. The publication reports the segment of the population between 65 and 69 has a median net worth of $114,000, including the equity…

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