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Legal Ease: Take stock of your wishes, revise your will/mandate

Now is the time to reassess and revise wills, mandates, powers of attorney, medical care directives, and any other instructions we want heeded.

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Word Nerd: OED is for lovers — language lovers

The online edition of the Oxford English Dictionary affords word lovers a myriad of ways to explore the English language.

Flavour Guy: Venture into the woods for barbecue and brownies
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Flavour Guy: Venture into the woods for barbecue and brownies

Comparing the Magee Bostonian with the Cuisinart Gourmet Outdoor Oven gives Flavourguy an opportunity to look at the world of serious outdoor cooking.

Generations Foundation: September’s Bagel-o-Thon makes camp possible
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Generations Foundation: September’s Bagel-o-Thon makes camp possible

Children have been anticipating their return to school since mid-August, with its promises of new social experiences and curriculum challenges in the classroom, guided by a new teacher.

Sun Youth: Nothing says summer like bikes and camp
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Sun Youth: Nothing says summer like bikes and camp

Sun Youth is gearing up for another fun-filled summer.

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Flavour Guy: Lazy days, radio baseball and burgers

To paraphrase the Lovin’ Spoonful: hot days, summer in the city, feet up, bum down, who needs to get around town…

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Financial Fitness: Three ways to use life insurance for charitable giving

Using life insurance for charitable giving can be an effective strategy to help you support registered charities of your choice.

Let’s Talk About It: What of the orphaned elderly?
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Let’s Talk About It: What of the orphaned elderly?

Who looks out for seniors who have no family or friends to look out for them? A recent story that went viral caught my attention.

Word Nerd: English is flooded with words from away
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Word Nerd: English is flooded with words from away

Alas, because language is in a constant state of flux, a lexicographer’s work is never done. The first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), replete with 414,825 words, was completed in 1928 and ceremonial presentations were made to President Calvin Coolidge and His Majesty King George V. Supplements ensued […]

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Legal Ease: Legal status would safeguard family caregivers

There are those among us with chronic illnesses, special health needs, reduced functionality, dependence and lack of autonomy.