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How Can You Make a Difference?

The fourth Saturday of October is Make a Difference Day. It has been celebrated since 1992. That year, it was started to mark the Leap Year in a positive way. It was such a success that the organizers decided not to wait until the next Leap Year. Instead, Make a Difference Day as moved to the fourth Saturday in October. This year it is on October 28. Check out the official website at Makeadifferenceday.com. The website describes the purpose of Make a Difference day as follows: Make A Difference Day shows that anyone, no matter of age or background, can Read More

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5 Things I’d Do If Money Was Not An Issue

Have you ever dreamed about what you’d do if money was not an issue? I don’t play the lottery or gamble, and, as far as I know, there is not a rich uncle who will leave me an inheritance. But is it still fun to think about what I’d do if money was an unlimited resource. Originally, I thought I could come up with a much longer list. But really, there aren’t that many things to do with money. Sounds crazy, I know.  Read on, maybe you can come up with some more ideas for me.   If Money Was Read More

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Happy Good Neighbor Day: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Did you know that today is Good Neighbor Day? In 1978, President Jimmy Carter established September 28th as National Good Neighbor Day in order to encourage Americans to establish stronger ties in their communities  Of course, we shouldn’t wait for one day a year to be a good neighbor, but it’s nice to have a reminder.  The old saying goes “Good fences make good neighbors,” but I believe it is good neighbors that make strong communities. I am lucky to have some terrific neighbors. On one side, there is a family of five. We moved in to the neighborhood a Read More