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Special Articles & Front Porch News

 
The following articles cover topics important to our seniors.  The Front Page News is the monthly newsletter for the Senior Center.

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READ ABOUT OUR SPRING FASHION SHOW (PDF file)

 
 
 
 
 
Super Granny - Defender of Justice:

PEERS
 
I have been guilty of looking at others my own age and thinking...surely I cannot look that old.....
 
While waiting for my first appointment in the reception room of a new dentist, I noticed his certificate, which bore his full name.  I remembered that a tall, handsome boy with the same name had been in my high school class some 40 years ago.  Upon seeing him, however, I quickly discarded any such thought.  This balding, gray-haired man with the deeply lined face was too old to have been my classmate.
 
After he examined my teeth, I asked him if he had attended the local high school.
 
"Yes," he replied.
 
"When did you graduate?"  I asked.
 
He answered, "In 1957."
 
"Why, you were in my class!" I exclamed.
 
He looked at me closely and then asked, "What did you teach?"
 
 
 

 
Articles:

Seniors Visit Blackburn Elementary for Old-Fashioned Day by Linda Merritt

I Can't Believe We Lived This Long

Traveling with the Silent Killer, by Bob Merritt

 
Front Porch News:

September 2002 Front Porch News

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