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2013 Senior Expo – Parting Words
You know that wave of pleasure and satisfaction that rolls over you when something goes the way you hoped it would?
2013 Senior Expo Is Upon Us!
Do you remember when flu shots came in groups of ten? Day after day my mom would drag us kicking and screaming, mentally if not externally, to the local clinic for yet another in the series of ten injections.
When it Rains, It Pours
If this were a movie I might be laughing. Talk about a series of unfortunate events!
Paying Kindness Forward
A couple in our community recently decided to celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary by giving to others.
Safeguarding seniors against scams
Just last month, a Palo Pinto County jury convicted Paula Kay Freeman, 43, who pleaded guilty of writing 66 hot checks worth $27,300 out of a 73-year old Vietnam veteran’s account.
Last weekend I missed my 40th high school class reunion in Louisville, Ky. Wow.
The Scope of Human Generosity
In her book “Eat, Pray, Love,” Elizabeth Gilbert wrote, “In the end, though, maybe we must all give up trying to pay back the people in this world who sustain our lives.
Senior Center News
On March 10, 2003, I wrote these words in my journal: “I admit I’m really struggling with the news Josh gave us today. He’s being deployed to Kuwait, apparently to be a ‘gunner’ for an urban assault team if war breaks out in Iraq. I have no idea what a gunner is, but just the sound of it filled my arms and legs with jelly and my heart flip-flopped. Later I couldn’t even pray beyond repeating ‘Oh, God, oh, God’ over and over. My first coherent thought was that my son was going to die. So I’ve spent the rest of the day grappling with issues of faith, trust and fear… Now the biggest question is – how do I get through tomorrow without becoming weepy every few minutes?”
Senior Center Cooking Up a Tasteful Event
Phone calls and correspondence are flying as Mineral Wells Senior Center plans its fourth annual Taste of Palo Pinto County.
Things We Take For Granted . . .
Every now and then my husband asks me to trim the scraggly hairline at the base of his neck. I’ve also done the same for my mom, who has always helped my dad.
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