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MY LIFE - A stinky sneaker Christmas memory

It was sometime around 1976 when my sisters and I thought it would be a great idea to have a formal portrait of all nine grandchildren taken as a special Christmas gift for our parents. It was also... more

THE RECIPE BOX - Traditional latkes are a staple at Hanukkah celebration

LINCOLN – Latkes, also known as potato pancakes, are a typical food found on the table during Hanukkah. “It’s more of a tradition (in a Jewish home) just as traditions during holidays bring certain... more

FILM UNFILTERED - Mel Gibson holds nothing back in true-life war story ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

Five stars Hollywood has a long history troubled actors making bad decisions and Mel Gibson is one such example He got his big break as Mad Max back in the 1980s and enjoyed a meteoric rise in... more

TRADITIONAL PARENTING - True story of a ‘Big Deal’ child

The following true story was recently related to me by a credible individual who for obvious reasons will remain forever anonymous. I pass it on because it is a quintessential example of the general... more