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The Things We Do For Love Social Security Claiming Rules Invite Calamity Why do we turn to food when we feel betrayed? French Country Meal At Epcot Transports You To France Your Entitlements At Risk If You Don’t Vote In Midterm Elections Feelin Right At Home At Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ The Evolution Of Fatherhood Through A Grandparent’s Eyes Scenes From A Boomer Marriage
 
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The Things We Do For Love

God bless my husband, Randy. He’s doing something soon he really doesn’t want to do. If left to his own devices, he’d be relaxing in front of the television or playing a gig.

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Social Security Claiming Rules Invite Calamity

As you will quickly realize, I am not a fan of the rules governing claiming date within Social Security.

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Why do we turn to food when we feel betrayed?

Turning to food is often the fastest and easiest solution to the need to self soothe when we feel a sense of  betrayal.

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French Country Meal At Epcot Transports You To France

The meal at Monsieur Paul in Epcot’s France pavilion would provide a “taste” of France during my Disney trip, the perfect way to usher in my milestone birthday.

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Your Entitlements At Risk If You Don’t Vote In Midterm Elections

Do older voters realize that the “debt” McConnell is talking about has been caused by massive tax cuts that the White House proposed, and Congress passed?

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Feelin Right At Home At Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’

Down-home southern cooking doesn’t get any better than Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ at Disney Springs.

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The Evolution Of Fatherhood Through A Grandparent’s Eyes

One of my mother’s favorite stories to tell was the one about my father’s tie. It was the tie he was wearing when he changed his newborn son’s diaper for the first time.

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Scenes From A Boomer Marriage

There’s an old saying that familiarity breeds contempt. I disagree. Having been married for over 20 years.

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Caring For Caregivers: Resources Help Navigate An Important Job

29 October 2018

Caregivers are the unsung heroes of the health care system. The responsibility can mean increased stress and anxiety, which can affect family dynamics.

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High-Tech Appliance Trends For Kitchen & Laundry

28 October 2018

On a tree-lined street in the Brookhaven neighborhood of Atlanta, a house built with the goal of better living through design opens its doors to the public this fall.

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Patients Have Trouble Getting Own Medical Records

27 October 2018

Federal law guarantees that people have a right to see and obtain a copy of their medical records.

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Cooking For 2: Cheese Sandwich Soufflé Is Easy, Quick

26 October 2018

One time many years ago, I was riffling through my grandmother Ruth’s box of handwritten recipe cards when I pulled up short at the sight of the title of this recipe for Cheese Sandwich Soufflé.

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How Your Home Can Keep You Afloat In Retirement

23 October 2018

Retirement experts predict many Americans will need to use home equity to support them when they stop working.

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Medicare Advantage Riding High As New Insurers Flock To Sell To Retirees

22 October 2018

Since 2010, enrollment in Medicare Advantage has doubled to more than 20 million enrollees, growing from a quarter of Medicare beneficiaries to more than a third.

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