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Community Connections

Political debates – both those between the candidates and those among our fellow citizens – have been especially bitter and contentious this year. The divide of opinions is often deep and wide, making conversation difficult. Many families have become internally split between two antagonistic positions, causing tension at family gatherings. Given these strains, the journey of the space shuttle Endeavour in Los Angeles has been a welcome experience, drawing a diverse community together in united celebration of its achievements. I was one of thousands of Angelenos waiting on the streets … Continue reading

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We have received several interesting comments to our recent blogs, two of which we want to highlight today. They represent the range of issues we Boomer Sandwich Generation women are dealing with these days. Audrey, a college admission counselor, knows that when our offspring leave for college, we parents have many reactions to the empty nest – sadness, relief, loneliness, satisfaction, the realization that our hands-on parenting days are over. We also have more of a valuable commodity, free time. She has created a program which takes advantage of the … Continue reading

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