Planned Obsolescence

I was sitting in the Denver airport waiting to fly to Alabama to visit my mom in the nursing home when my “smart” phone turned dumb. More precisely, two years and one month after I bought it, my Samsung Galaxy Note 4 died of old age, leaving me scrambling to communicate with friends and family….

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Mr. Darcy: Our Service Dog School Flunkout

Last August, our beloved fourteen-year-old golden retriever Midas died after a long fight with cancer. Although his death was extremely hard for us, his leaving was a little more bearable because we knew the handsome fellow above would be coming to live with us. When my husband and I found out for certain that Midas…

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Monuments Kin

How cool is it that one of my relatives helped save some of Europe’s most valuable art pieces from Adolf Hitler? But this individual isn’t the only human treasure in my family… Major Robert Kelley Posey, my third cousin three times removed, was one of the famous Monuments Men who helped find priceless art objects…

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