AUTOmatic Times Hits The Streets – 11-year-old Editor-in-Chief

By Bob Grafe, Columnist For Publication:  December 24, 2009  © A couple of months ago, I wrote a column in which the question was asked “Where have all the newspaper boys gone?”   Shortly after the column appeared in newspaper print (and on the Internet), I received word that there was at least one remaining […]

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Every Minute In Life Counts!!

By:  Bob Grafe, Columnist © Did you know that you only have 10,512,000 minutes left to live?  That is correct if you are now a senior citizen age 65 and you expect to live to be age 85 – allowing for 20 more years of living.   Put another way, you have 7,300 more wake-up calls […]

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A 1950s Thanksgiving Lesson In Miss Rumbleheart’s Class

Bob Grafe, Columnist © Thanksgiving Day is a good day to reflect back on all of the many blessings each one of us has received in this life — especially for those of us old enough to recall both the good and the bad times and are wise enough to recognize the difference.   I […]

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Holiday Madness Is Almost Here

Certain relatives really should not be allowed in the same house together let alone in close proximity to each other (Thanksgiving dinner table) where bodily harm is relatively easy to accomplish.

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USA: The joys of being a senior citizen

By:  Bob Grafe © Ever since I joined the senior citizen ranks I have become increasingly aware that … apparently, I’m getting older. My own sons don’t even challenge me to foot races any longer. Waitresses frequently ask if I’ve noticed the “senior section” on the menu. Even over the telephone reservation clerks will comment […]

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