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These Things I Wish For You

Grandparents Make the World a Better Place

  Would You Wish These Things For Your Grandson? These Things I Wish For You is attributed to Paul Harvey, as it has circled the Internet for some time now. But Paul Harvey did not write it. The true author, Lee Pitts, published the nostalgic essay in 2000 in the book “Chicken Soup for the […]

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See What Happened When Teacher Nancy Flexer Retired – and Get A Kleenex

Nancy Flexer Retires 2

 Intro There is a website and also a YouTube Channel with the name SoulPancake (how it got this strange name I don’t know) that features a variety of interesting, creative and uplifting videos for all ages that are well worth watching. Check it out at: and on YouTube at: One of the featured […]

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The Story of Father’s Day

Plan for First Father's Day

Intro– Author UnknownFather’s Day, contrary to popular misconception, was not established as a holiday in order to help greeting card manufacturers sell more cards. In fact when a “father’s day” was first proposed there were no Father’s Day cards!Mrs. John B. Dodd, of Washington, first proposed the idea of a “father’s day” in 1909. Mrs. […]

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