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Write a new chapter in 2019

I’m ready… are you?


Pick up that pen and write your story.We are swiftly coming to the end of another year. I can’t tell you how excited I am that the new year is upon us. There is just something about the beginning of another year that I love. Buh-bye 2018! It wasn’t t… Please register for a free account or log in below […]

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS

Don’t get short-circuited when donating by text message

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson Giving to charity is now as easy as hitting “send” on a text message. Donating by text is increasingly popular, particularly after natural disasters or other tragedies when people want a convenient way to he… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy for Life

Celebrate in the season’s light with Christmas, winter and memories


The last Christmas card from both my mother and father in 2005.Festive greetings to everyone! Sunshine has been a beautiful sight this past week, hopefully keeping all spirits and Santa’s elves bright. This season’s spirit and light can bring about m… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD

Slow down, breathe and enjoy the magical moments of Christmas


 Greetings and Sallytations! So, my husband had his chance last week to explain his side of my crunching issues. This is just all about getting used to living with each other around the clock. I’m not trying to get back by no means, but I’m jus… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

MASSAGE FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Tips to maximize the benefits of massage


  I think most of us like to get the most out of what we purchase. Getting a massage shouldn’t be any different. The following are some tips on how to get the utmost from your massage. I did come across an article about this very subject. I hav… Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

Out of the Blue

“My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.” –Winston Churchill


 AUTHOR’S NOTE: I was feeling a little frazzled this past weekend, looking ahead to this week. Wednesday, I’ll turn 29 again, and Friday, I’ll be saying “I do.” I can’t even begin to list all that I need to get done this week – it’s like I have … Please register for a free account or log in below to […]

The Lost Puppy Case Files

Honeymoon means kennel?


Trying to give Annie smooches and “help” her with the dishes. Photo by the Man.So it’s official. Wedding bells will soon be ringing. I’m going to have to start calling the Man, “the Man with Wife.” That’s kind of obnoxious though, so I’ll probably co… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

This week’s featured plant:

The Norfolk Island pine


 COMMON NAME: Norfolk Island pine SCIENTIFIC NAME: Araucaria heterophylla PLANT FAMILY: Araucariaceae (Araucaria family) NATIVE TO: Norfolk Island, a small island (14 sq. miles) with a population of less than 2,000 located in the Pacific Ocean b… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALOME’S STARS

 LEO (July 23 to August 22) Before you pounce on that shiny new opportunity, take more time to check it out to see how much substance actually lies beneath all that glitter. A family member has important news. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) A… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SENIOR LEGAL LINE: A legal question and answer line for seniors

Are there rules to know about for giving away your assets?

DEAR SENIOR LEGAL LINE: I have two adult children and I would like to turn over some of my assets to them, including my home (though I am still living there and plan to stay) and some vehicles, as well as some money. I have heard that this could make… Please register for a free account or log in below […]


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