I feel like I know Ben Franklin, sort of like having him as a great uncle. So please indulge me in recognizing his 302nd birthday on Jan. 17. Of course he is not my Uncle Ben, but I
A few weeks ago I wrote about our Adopt-a-Senior program at Clermont Senior Services and invited people to join us in this season of giving. The Clermont Sun also ran a feature story encouraging your participation.
I need to begin with a disclaimer. I did not consult Marcy Wilson in preparing this column. I hope she will approve (read
A friend e-mailed an interesting piece to me recently about growing old. It is alleged to have been written by the comedian George Carlin, but a bit of research disproved this and confirmed that the author is actually unknown.
These are just a few of the responses made by older adults who receive meals-on-wheels in a recent customer satisfaction survey. Over 300 participants responded to the survey, and they overwhelmingly expressed their satisfaction with the quality of the meals and the staff who provide the meals.
I debated about whether to write about Santa Claus. Some will consider doing so frivolous. But when I heard that a former Surgeon General of the United States had allegedly described Santa as too fat and a bad health example for children, I felt compelled to address the subject.
A Thanksgiving poem, with apologies to Clement Moore
A few years ago Tom Brokaw wrote a book titled