One day, as a small child, Thomas Edison came home from school and gave an envelope to his mother. He said here, mom, my teacher gave me this note and she told me only you were to read it. What does it say? Her eyes welled up with tears as she read the note to her child. “Your son is a geniu…

In 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, when this woman got pregnant her senior year in high school, the principal told her she would not be allowed to graduate. She begged the school to change its mind. It did, but there were conditions. She was not allowed to talk to the other students. She wa…

“Everybody needs a passion. That’s what keeps life interesting. If you live without passion, you can go through life without leaving any footprints.” – Betty White

Senior citizens are constantly being criticized for everything that has been done. HOWEVER, upon reflection, we would like to point out that it was NOT senior citizens who took:

Making friends as a child or even as a parent to school-aged children is relatively easy. Classrooms and school functions facilitate the building of friendships. Even as one gets older and enters the workforce, it’s not uncommon for people to become friends with their coworkers. 

Well hello there! It’s nice to be back. Bet’cha thought I died or something… Naaah! I’m too ornery to die, and I’m certainly enjoying my “elder years” too much to give up. I hope you feel the same. “Retirement” really should live in your memories as some of the best times in your life. So le…

I was interviewing an 80-year-old woman on why she had recently got married for the 4th time. I wanted to know her secret for finding love again and again. I asked her a few questions about her life, and about what it felt like to be a bride again at age 80. Then I asked what her new husband…

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As the reports of not one but two separate arrests for mail theft in Amador and Calaveras County came in this past week, we were busy getting the story of yet a third case in what is a growing problem in our region. The latest mail theft case and the interview conducted involved a senior cit…

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It’s not a bad thing to be called a Senior.

I hit the golf ball any way I can and laugh if it goes in the lake.  That’s the breaks.  I’m just happy I can still hit that golf ball.