Category Archives: Retirement

The Sandwich Generation

I wrote this blog post back in February of 2011. The “sandwich generation” is ongoing! ****** Who would have thought I would ever be a grandmother?! Sure, I fantasized about this season of life, but that it is actually real is continues … Continue reading

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Message from a Past President

Stumbled across this quote from a July 15, 1979 speech given by President Jimmy Carter… “In a nation that was proud of hard work, strong families, close-knit communities, and our faith in God, too many of us now tend to worship … Continue reading

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Coins

As a child my father spent a good bit of time teaching me about coins. We identified them, sorted them, stacked them in piles, counted them, ultimately playing games of addition, subtraction, and multiplication. Those were not only fond memories … Continue reading

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