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What I Wish I Had Known About Raising Teenage Boys

The other day I overheard two women talking about their high school age sons. “I can’t motivate him,” said one with a sigh. “He’s smart, but his grades are awful.”

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Social (Security) Distancing: Trump Scheme Harms The Entitlement

On Aug. 14, Social Security celebrated its 85th birthday. Instead of enjoying the celebration, the program had to deal with an Executive Order from Donald Trump which instructed the IRS to stop collecting the payroll contributions that fund the program.

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Trump Risks Future Of Social Security & Medicare

President Donald Trump on Saturday bypassed the nation’s lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount.

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Marriage: How Do You Celebrate 40 Years of Everything?

Randy and I didn’t expect to have our big anniversary during a pandemic. But here we are and we’re adjusting.

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Gloves And The Great Covid PPE Hunt

I recently received a call from two front-line workers who are caring for an elderly friend of mine. “We’re just about out of gloves,” the personal care attendant worker said.

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As You Become Older, Do You Become “More”?

Someone once said we discover who we really are as we age. I used to wonder if that was true.

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