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Hey Taylor - I’m trying to keep Halloween fun for my kids - 9 and 11 - and feel like I’m running out of ideas. All I can think of is buying an expensive costume and that’s the last thing I want to do for one night of trick or treating. Any ideas for a fun, cost-effective Halloween? - Marsha Hey...
I’m very proud of my Hispanic name Even though it doesn’t sound like Smith or Jones. I make no bones I’ll just keep it forever just the same Born into a family that worked the fields Gaining very little from its yields Being a witness in seeing my parents and grandparents. Bending their spirits and...
The cheetah is the fastest animal on earth with a top recorded speed of 75 mph; the black marlin is the speediest fish, zipping through the water at 82 mph; and neither can compare to how fast a falcon can dive -- 242 mph!  But for us humans, it looks like the number to shoot for when it comes to...

Toni King
Reader Alert: Effective October 1st, the new Medicare.gov Medicare plan finder was released. Navigating this site is not easy. Please take your time when searching a new Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plan…Toni Toni, I turn 65 next March, and I’m overwhelmed by all of the mail I am getting...
In 1902, two Milwaukee women applied for a patent for a one-cup, mesh “tea-leaf holder.” Four years later, a U.S. tea importer began to send out samples in silk bags instead of tins. Folks plopped the whole thing into their teapot and loved the easy-brewing technique. Those two events are credited...
Although Will Rogers wittily asked for less blather and a lot more listening when he said, “never miss a good chance to shut up,” and Lao Tzu advocated silence as “a source of great strength,” there’s a serious downside to stifling the expression of your thoughts and feelings -- and the toll it...
Ever come across a situation--however minor--that activates curiosity? Responding to minutia I often uncovered in youthful years, my old mother often said, “It don’t amount to a hill of beans.” Such moments, insignificant as they may have been, are like puppy love. They matter to puppies, and to us...
Hey Taylor - I just had a baby and almost immediately started thinking about how I need life insurance. I haven’t really looked into it at all and was wondering if you had recommendations. - Gary Hey Gary - Congrats on the new baby! I’m sure this is an exciting and tiring time, so kudos to you for...

Rick Kraft
I know about you. Today is the oldest you have ever been in your entire life. You are a day older today than you were yesterday.  You have already lived a bunch of yesterdays and you don’t know how many more tomorrows you have. I also know today is the youngest you will ever be and when today is...

Walter Wendler
• Second in a series on what to look for in college. Tahoka, Texas, the county seat of Lynn County, is a small town of 3,000 souls. In spirit, it is bigger than the South Plains skies that crown it. Maybe it’s poor; the median household income is $42,000 per year. In spirit, family income only...

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