Monthly Archives: August 2018

MIAGD: Friday Fun Day

MIAGD: Make it a great day It’s a beautiful, cool, and calm Friday morning on the deck and the only sounds are a cicada who is a bit annoying, the construction next door on the school’s auditorium, and traffic on … Continue reading

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O, FOR HISTORY: Andrews Air Force Base… reminders

A short while ago I watched the ceremonial arrival of Sen. John McCain’s remains at Joint Base Andrews, formerly known as Andrews Air Force Base just outside Washington, DC.. The senator’s remains were transported on a plane from the presidential … Continue reading

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MIAGD: Thursday’s focus on moments

MIAGD: Make it a great day I found this fantastic quote: “Life is about moments; don’t wait for them… CREATE THEM.” I was raised in a family that created so many moments, colors of all shades. There were issues of … Continue reading

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MIAGD: Wednesday is here…

MIAGD: Make it a great day It’s Wednesday before Labor Day and you can feel the excitement for Kettering’s Holiday At Home Festival and Parade kicking in. My neighbor, Kay, is busy prepping for her annual shindig for family and … Continue reading

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Movies to Musicals

MRS. DOUBTFIRE and EVER AFTER are two movies making their way to the musical stage. FLASHDANCE and PRETTY WOMAN are already on their feet and moving along, as are a number of other movies-to-musicals. Often, musicals evolve from a book, … Continue reading

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MIAGD: Tuesday Without tacos

MIAGD: Make it a great day The deck is much cooler and less balmier than in previous days where by 7:00 AM it was already in the 80s with humidity above 90%. I finished teaching Monday evening and immediately took … Continue reading

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Roberta McCain at 106

A mother has lost her son. Roberta McCain is “is 106, but she’s spunky,” said a close family friend. “She knows he is ill.” I believe it’s always sad for a parent to experience the death of a child; however, the … Continue reading

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