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Take five: Which normal? The old or the new?
April 18, 2015 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Take five: Which normal? The old or the new? | Test

With each passing day, I get an eerie sense of foreboding that things just aren’t right in this country, or the world for that matter. The government tells us things are looking great.

Life in the City: In search of a restroom
April 18, 2015 – 12:04 am | No Comment
Life in the City: In search of a restroom | Test

“Everybody has to try.”
— My granddaughter, Emeri, explaining what her kindergarten teacher said about going to the restroom after lunch.

Tribble Center: Feds and families want community inclusion
April 18, 2015 – 12:03 am | No Comment
Tribble Center: Feds and families want community inclusion | Test

For the past few years, the Center for Medicaid/Medicare Services (CMS) and the Department of Justice have issued to all states a “Final Rule.”

Greg Oliver: Hawks enter playoffs in unfamiliar spot — at the top
April 17, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Hawks enter playoffs in unfamiliar spot — at the top | Test

The NBA playoffs officially get under way this weekend, and for the eighth consecutive year, the Atlanta Hawks will be among the 16 teams vying for the championship.

Savvy Senior: Social Security offers lump sum payouts to retirees
April 15, 2015 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Savvy Senior: Social Security offers lump sum payouts to retirees | Test

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The silver dress, the purple Cadillac and Aunt Daisy
April 14, 2015 – 12:02 am | No Comment
The silver dress, the purple Cadillac and Aunt Daisy | Test

Some people just make us smile. They never seem to wrestle with the ills of the world and are refreshment to our souls when we are longing for laughter.

Good health starts here: Blowing in the wind — how to cope with spring allergies
April 11, 2015 – 12:56 am | No Comment
Good health starts here: Blowing in the wind — how to cope with spring allergies | Test

Can you see the yellow tree pollen floating in the air or resting on the water?

Take five: Representation without representation
April 11, 2015 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Take five: Representation without representation | Test

Does Congress really represent the people? It seems those who are elected to represent us and make our wishes known by proposing and voting for bills that we want enacted are failing us abysmally.

Life in the city: Subway showtime
April 11, 2015 – 12:04 am | No Comment
Life in the city: Subway showtime | Test

I live on a limited budget, so I don’t many chances to go to concerts or Broadway productions, but I get to watch some of the best — and worst — song-and-dance performances in the city … in the subway.

Give and giving back
April 10, 2015 – 12:32 am | No Comment
Give and giving back | Test

Annually, there is a nationally recognized “Day of Giving” that coincides with the ending of the Thanksgiving holiday and the beginning of the Christmas shopping season.