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‘Born to help people’: WWII vet starts scooter fleet to help retirement home residents — Eyewitness News (WEHT/WTVW)

A 97-year-old former World War II fighter pilot has started a scooter club at his retirement home that’s a hit with residents. Mel Hays said he was adjusting to life at Laurel Parc Independent and Assisted Living facility in Beaverton when a friend came with a request to help her husband. ‘Born to help people’: WWIIContinue reading “‘Born to help people’: WWII vet starts scooter fleet to help retirement home residents — Eyewitness News (WEHT/WTVW)”

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Writing in Phoenician — Hans the Explorer

Learning Objectives To be familiar with the Phoenician alphabet To be able to read and write using the Phoenician alphabet Materials Needed Paints Canvas Phoenician Alphabet reference Brushes Palette Water Pencil Here are the materials: Phoenician alphabet sheet, paint, palette, brushes, canvas, and apron Learn all about the Phoenicians! Then I had a go at […]Continue reading “Writing in Phoenician — Hans the Explorer”

Sleep. — Moments and Musings

I have really been struggling with this thing we call motherhood lately. My kids don’t sleep, and when they do I constantly hear fantom cries. When I go out in public people make comments like “ man you have your hands full” and “it looks like someone is having fun” when one on my kid […]Continue reading “Sleep. — Moments and Musings”

3 Tips to Survive Mother’s Day When You Don’t Speak To Your Mom —

As an adult, I starting making my own choices and my mother made it clear this was not okay, that I was not okay. As long as I continued to choose for myself and didn’t follow her chosen path for my life, I was unacceptable and unwanted—an outsider in the family circle. I had toContinue reading “3 Tips to Survive Mother’s Day When You Don’t Speak To Your Mom —”

Birmingham Barons, fireworks + Mother’s Day events, May 7-9 — Bham Now

Artists at Birmingham Art Crawl. Photo via Birmingham Art Crawl on Facebook Batter up for an impressive weekend, May 7-9, Birmingham! We’ve got Baron’s Baseball + after-game fireworks, Eat in the Streets, and, of course, Mother’s Day! Now hurry and make your plans (and be sure to take safety precautions!)—these events are only getting hotter. […]Continue reading “Birmingham Barons, fireworks + Mother’s Day events, May 7-9 — Bham Now”

‘Beautiful’: Families separated since start of pandemic reunite at MetLife Stadium — 8News

From the stands down to the field, the anticipation was building at MetLife Stadium on Thursday. ‘Beautiful’: Families separated since start of pandemic reunite at MetLife Stadium — 8News

Mother’s Day 2021: 5 things to do for your mother — Bigbasket Lifestyle Blog

One of the things the pandemic has ensured this year is that we learn how to celebrate various festivals and days from inside our homes rather than going somewhere. Due to lockdowns and travel restrictions in many places, many are not able to visit their families. Those who are with their families can only celebrate […]Continue reading “Mother’s Day 2021: 5 things to do for your mother — Bigbasket Lifestyle Blog”

Nature: Growth of Child’s mind, body and spirit — Healthy Beginnings Montessori

“When children come into contact with nature, they reveal their strength”- Maria Montessori According to the Montessori philosophy, nature and the outdoor environment are considered an extension of the indoor classroom. Being in and about nature helps support the growth of the child’s mind, body and spirit. “There must be provision for the child to […]Continue reading “Nature: Growth of Child’s mind, body and spirit — Healthy Beginnings Montessori”

May 6, 2021 — Marathon Neighborhood News

Tra-laa it’s May and there is a marvelous display of tulips, daffodils, rhubarb, flowering trees and there are apple blossoms and budding trees  ready to show us their beauty.  The bees are happy and the Humming Birds too.  How we love those blue violets nestled here and there.  Find a little tiny vase and put […]Continue reading “May 6, 2021 — Marathon Neighborhood News”

Researchers close in on the gate to consciousness. — Scientific Inquirer

During our waking hours, the brain is receiving a near-constant influx of sensory signals of various strengths. For decades, scientists have wondered why some signals rise to the light of conscious awareness while other signals of a similar strength remain in the dark shadows of unconsciousness. What controls the gate that separates the shadows and […]Continue reading “Researchers close in on the gate to consciousness. — Scientific Inquirer”

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