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Erin Moran from Happy Days, Dead at 56

The girl many of us watched grow up over the years, on the popular TV show "Happy Days" died. She was found in an unresponsive state by local authorities in Corydon, Indiana on April 22nd. Cause of death

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Let Us Have Tree-metery's

  Four months ago my father passed away.    This ended my 59 years of feeling immortal. This event woke me up to realize that someday, I too will be the one my family will be faced with

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Vintage Retirement Communities The Future?

Now that I am nearing retirement age, I am looking at different options. What I am finding are these fancy, high-priced, fenced in areas with all the amenities one can hope for. These little areas are too sanitary, expen

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The Good Old Days: Burger, Fries, Coke for a Buck and Change Back

It seems I suffer from Traumatic McDonald's Food Cost Syndrome...or T.M.F.C.S. Each time I go to a McDonald's and pay for the food, I suffer a flashback leaving me sweating and momentarily frozen. (You can int

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The Good Old Days: Cartoons from Days Gone By

Who can forget the rush of waking up on the weekend and racing to turn on the television? Saturday and Sunday morning were mine after a week of school and chores. While Mom was in the kitchen making breakfast, I was p

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The Good Old Days: A Summer Day

Every generation owns its "Good Old Days" stories. Our parents and grandparents told us stories about their experiences of those days on many occasions. Their memories included living through the Great Depre

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Hanover IL Pop 750 Night-time

It was a beautiful dark night in Hanover, IL. The old homes are shrouded in darkness with only the front room lights filtered by curtains or drapes from a bygone era. The streets are lined with old wooden poles with ligh

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Hanover IL Pop 750: The Torch of Kindness

Chicago is a eat or be eaten city. New York is hustle, bustle, get of the way or get run over. Hanover is a place where people you would think have had their lives destroyed when a factory was bo

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Hanover IL Pop. 750 Pt. 2: I Have Entered the Twilight Zone

My drive to Hanover was a peaceful, quiet one. I knew I was leaving the area of major cities when I started seeing farms and livestock dotting the horizon. The flat highway was now rolling road hills and winding curves.

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Dogs for the Depressed and Anxious: Bailey's Homecoming

In the USA in 2015 according to adaa.org, an estimated 40 million people suffer from various forms of depression and anxiety. I am one of those people. I've spent a lot of money on doctors, counselo

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Therapy Dogs Unconditional Love Part 3:  Meet Daniel at Bark Avenue Playcare

Most everyone thinks their dog is special. They are another family member that often times connects on a personal level deeper than any human can offer. Of course, each dog has its own merits that make it unique. Common

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Therapy Dogs Unconditional Love Part 2:  Meet Ann and Rocko

In Part 1 of Therapy Dogs Unconditional Love, I briefly introduced you to Canine Therapy Corps. The Corps started in 1991 and is based in Chicago. The people that make up this wonderful program are al