Monthly Archives: December 2012

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Guns, Grief and Children

It’s time to stop the meaningless madness and take meaningful action concerning the gun culture in America. Remembering the innocent lives lost at the Sandy Hook School Shooting. Advertisements

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Guns, Grief and Children

It’s time to stop the meaningless madness and take meaningful action concerning the gun culture in America. Remembering the innocent lives lost at the Sandy Hook School Shooting.

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Santa’s Heart Healthy Holiday… Ho Ho Ho

  With his overweight girth, penchant for candy, coffee and cigarettes, it’s a Christmas miracle that twinkly-eyed Santa is still around to make his Christmas deliveries. One only hopes there’s a Cardiac Care unit in the North Pole. To believe

Santa smoking ad 1950s

Santa’s Heart Healthy Holiday… Ho Ho Ho

  With his overweight girth, penchant for candy, coffee and cigarettes, it’s a Christmas miracle that twinkly-eyed Santa is still around to make his Christmas deliveries. One only hopes there’s a Cardiac Care unit in the North Pole. To believe

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Christmas- The True Festival of Lights

The coincidence of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving this year has set things off balance, and finally given the Jews an edge in the Festival of Lights. Normally, while Jews across the country begin celebrating Hanukkah, the festival of lights, Christians have

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Christmas- The True Festival of Lights

The coincidence of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving this year has set things off balance, and finally given the Jews an edge in the Festival of Lights. Normally, while Jews across the country begin celebrating Hanukkah, the festival of lights, Christians have

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941 Just as 9/11  is a marker for this current generation, and November 22 was for mine, Sunday, December 7, 1941 was a where-were-you-when-kind of day that was seared permanently in the memory of the greatest generation, including

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941 Just as 9/11  is a marker for this current generation, and November 22 was for mine, Sunday, December 7, 1941 was a where-were-you-when-kind of day that was seared permanently in the memory of the greatest generation, including

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Little Sally’s Big Visit With Her Grandparents Pt IV- Radio Daze

I would have no idea that cold November morning in 1960  that my creature of habit grandparents were feeling as disrupted from their familiar routine as I was. Every morning while Papa studied the sports section of the NY Daily

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Little Sally’s Big Visit With Her Grandparents Pt IV- Radio Daze

I would have no idea that cold November morning in 1960  that my creature of habit grandparents were feeling as disrupted from their familiar routine as I was. Every morning while Papa studied the sports section of the NY Daily

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Little Sally’s Big Visit With Her Grandparents Pt III

The smell of morning coffee percolating on the old gas stove drew me out of the bedroom of my grandparents apartment. Just like the mythical Dick, Jane and Sally would visit Grandmother and Grandfather on their farm, I was off

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Little Sally’s Big Visit With Her Grandparents Pt III

The smell of morning coffee percolating on the old gas stove drew me out of the bedroom of my grandparents apartment. Just like the mythical Dick, Jane and Sally would visit Grandmother and Grandfather on their farm, I was off