Don’t assume all birthdays will be there

By CAROLE BAILEY,

Birthdays. They are milestones, aren’t they? When is your birthday? I just had one. I turned 62. I don’t mind if you know my age. It’s just a number. Do you know why? Because I almost died 10 years ago. I have been given 10 extra years so far. So, I celebrate that birthday; not really a birthday but 10 bonus years. I mean, a true gift.







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By CAROLE BAILEY,
Springtime. It’s that time of year. Emotions are high. School is out for the summer; or forever. Graduations. Mother’s Day or Father’s Day. A song comes to mind. If you are a lot younger than I, you may not recognize it. But for people of my generation and older, this song will bring back so many memories.  




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