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“And to all a good night…..”

A few years ago, I approached Royal Barnard, then editor of the Mountain Times. Intrigued by Brett Yates’ “Generation Y” column, I suggested I write a column geared for our Baby-Boomer generation. The one-word response from Royal, “OK”, launched a […]

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What’s all the rush about?

By Cindy Phillips There’s an analogy among Boomers that describes how quickly we feel life flitting by. It is said that at our age, life is like a roll of toilet paper: he closer it gets to the end, the […]

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Thanksgiving 6.0

If I have my timing right for when this column goes to press, it is safe to say tomorrow the majority of you reading this will celebrate Thanksgiving. Hopefully, you will sit down with family and friends to enjoy a […]

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Make me President…

By Cindy Phillips Actually, I have no desire to be President. But last week was Election Day, so the political catch phrase seemed fitting for this column. There really aren’t a lot of positive sides to getting older. Our memory […]

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Out of the mouths of grandmas

By Cindy Phillips Every once in a while, someone around me will suggest they are going to eat something even though it is late at night. And immediately in my head I can hear my grandmother exclaiming, “It’s gonna lay […]

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What if we had the internet back then?

by Cindy Phillips I remember life before the internet. It was those days of yesteryear, before Al Gore invented it. Research was done at the library. Communication was on a rotary telephone or via handwritten notes. You needed a stamp […]

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Dance With Me

By Cindy Phillips posted Aug 9, 2012 We all have a claim to fame at some point in our lives. Some refer to it as a “brush with greatness.” It’s that time when we come in contact with a movie […]

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Beach blanket bingo

By Cindy Phillips posted May 30, 2012 As I write this column, I am preparing for a Memorial Day weekend trip to the beach. I am making a mental packing list that includes bathing suits, sundresses, shorts, tank tops and […]

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