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Fighting Back With a ‘Bris’

Fighting Back With a ‘Bris’

By The Elderberries

A Jewish friend getting up in years wrote this funny post on Facebook: An open plea to the Kardashian-Jenner clan. Enough is enough. I do not need another picture of Kim’s FAT tush. I don’t care who the other sisters…

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Snowbirdwatching: Beach Walkers

Snowbirdwatching: Beach Walkers

By The Elderberries

By Grandpa Jack* Observations from the North on the various species of Beach Walkers, noted while snowbirding on South Padre Island, Texas: SPEED WALKER IN TRAINING These folks are most often seen with a fanny-pack, water bottle, long-bill cap with appropriate…

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The Rock Star Tutor

The Rock Star Tutor

By The Elderberries

By Sheila Edee* Some of us church types coach grade-schoolers from a nearby community. Each week, we crowd homework assignments, casual conversation, and subtle vocabulary help into an hour or so. Several weeks ago, my shy young tutor-ee announced that…

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The Calm Great-Grandpa

The Calm Great-Grandpa

By The Elderberries

She had decided to be a mostly stay-at-home mom. She would take on just a few paying jobs on a consultant basis. Her first child was still only a few weeks old. She didn’t have regular child care lined up.…

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Granny Put Up Her Dukes

Granny Put Up Her Dukes

By The Elderberries

Grandmothers are sometimes depicted in the media as feeble invalids with barely enough energy to knit booties in their rocking chairs. So it was fun to read about a 76-year-old lady named Pearl who was on her way inside a…

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