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Serendipity

Catalogs were often part of our daily mail when I was growing up. My mother was not fond of shopping downtown, the only choice in the ‘50’s and ‘60’s, but she wouldn’t have enjoyed a mall either, had that been an…

SERENDIPITY

Communication Writing, Com 200, at Bradley University in the fall of 1987 included about 20 young students, our professor, the late Dr. Jack Fought, and me. I was the one with apprehension written all over my face. Old enough to be the…

Serendipity for March 2015

In 1966 when I was 18, I traveled on a cruise ship to visit my sister and her family living in the Philippines. It was a marvelous adventure after the seasickness subsided. An infirmary visit and medicine helped tremendously. The ship I was…

Come join the celebration

      Turning 60 can be rather unsettling for some folks.  But for a club designed for socialization and recreation, a 60thanniversary suggests a celebration with fun and fanfare.  People have enjoyed good times for six decades and it’s fitting to mark the…

Patiently pursuing a passion

Few people subscribe to the Fountain of Youth notion but many, including health professionals, believe having a passion promotes youthfulness and well-being. Ken Johnson isn’t trying to prove the theory, but he certainly enjoys various passions. A retired guidance counselor…