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Boomers refusing to grow old

Recently, I perused an article about the aging of Baby Boomers, of which I am proudly one. Baby boomers, it appears, refuse to grow old, something I can attest to, at least in terms dictated by previous generations.Once upon a time when a person reached social security age, they were considered old. A few years ago when I turned 62 one of my poker buddies said, “You are officially an old fart.” But that was only in jest because he too is a Baby Boomer, and we boomers do...

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Jigsaw puzzle no longer fun

I don’t know how popular jigsaw puzzles are with the general public nowadays, but I know the Mistress of the Manor and I do like us some puzzling. These miracles of design provide hours, days, or even weeks of entertainment for a low price, and you can do them naked if you so desire.In doing some research on these miracles of design, I found that, surprisingly, jigsaw puzzles were immensely popular during the Great Depression. Groups of homeless, disheveled, hungry people wou...

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Discussions about depression needed in wake of Williams’ death

Life brings with it a roller-coaster ride of emotions. It is expected there are times when we will be happy or sad, angry or giddy, worried or carefree.There will even be times we feel down.Imagine being unable to shake that feeling of despair and hopelessness.For someone suffering from depression — and one in every six people will at some point — that veil of darkness can last days or weeks. It can be so consuming as to affect daily activities suc...

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Delaware is full of sin

I’m sure you’ve heard of the seven deadly sins – Sleepy, Dopey, Sneezy, Horney – no wait those are the seven dwarfs. Okay, Horney isn’t one of those famous dwarfs. He’s the one Disney doesn’t want to talk about. But you better believe Snow White knew him. Oh yes, she knew him well.Now, dwarfs can be deadly. Heck, just look at Gimli. That rascal can slice you in half with an axe before you can say Lothlorien. However, deadly dwarfs are not o...

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I’ve had an epiphany

You know how people undergo therapy, then announce all the problems they’ve had in life are due to them being abused as children. They say things like “I could have been the president of these United States, or Sham Wow spokesman, instead of a janitor at the inflatable sheep plant, if not for the abuse I suffered as a child.”

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