Food for Life’ Could Be Our Motto

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Dateline Dayton – For the Hennessey clan, we celebrated Christmas two days early, last Friday. Everyone made it, with the exception of our three grandchildren from Michigan, who had to work. Although I was not felling great — I was coming down with the CUC cold – everything went very well. Everyone had a good time.  Each family brought food … Read More

Finding a Lost Car at Christmastime

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Dateline Dayton – Twas the week before Christmas, and… Last Thursday was my regular dental appointment, and I knew my dentist was not going to be happy with me. He wasn’t. He said I should have come in as soon as I lost my tooth. I told him I already had made three emergency visits since my last checkup. I … Read More

Do Dentists Have Christmas Spirit?

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Dateline Dayton – As if the times aren’t hectic enough… Last Thursday we attended church for the feast day, and then went to breakfast followed by important errands. Later we drove down to Cincinnati for granddaughter Madi’s Christmas — or Holiday, as they refer to it — program. Madi not only had a solo but also lines to speak. Since … Read More

Our Favorite Pastime, Eating

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Dateline Dayton – How to survive a busy week: Friday evening we were invited to dinner with our granddaughter, Julia’s mother’s family, for her 16th birthday. As you know, if there’s food, we are there. We went. Saturday morning our son Bill came by to review our financial information. He has financial power of attorney for both Pauline and me. … Read More

Time for a Family Move

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Dateline Dayton — I have told you about the condo unit I was trying to buy for our daughter, Darlene. She is moving from Niles, MI back to Ohio. The first unit we made an offer on encountered water damage. When the owner removed the washer, he did not completely shut off the water or put the hoses in the … Read More

Food for Thought and for Eating

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As President-elect Trump puts his staff together, he is breaking promises made during the long campaign. I am a firm believer that a political campaign should not last more than a month. In the old days, when candidates had to travel by train to get their message and lies to the people, a longer campaign period was necessary. Today we … Read More

If Hillary Thinks She Had a Bad Night…

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Dateline Dayton – Last week I started to write an essay about the election. However, my computer had other thoughts. It went out of commission. Later the same day, I left for Illinois, for the Cash Register Collectors Club swap meet and meeting. After replacing the power source, the computer is working again. My essay would have started out about … Read More

In Memory of Our Jake

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Dateline Dayton – Returning from our Canadian cruise last week, we went to a kennel to pick up Jake, our favorite pet for the last 17 years. This was a new experience since our regular dog kennel was closed for vacation. When we arrived for Jake, he was still getting his bath. We had to wait for him to dry. … Read More

Final Score on Our Cruise

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Dateline Dayton – On a recent Wednesday after taking Jake, our dog, to his hotel, we were on our way to Baltimore, the port, in anticipation of a cruise to Canada. Since we didn’t need to arrive at the ship until Thursday afternoon, we stopped at the Rocky Gap Casino and Resort, in Flintstone, MD, for the night. A great … Read More

How to Protect Children?

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Dateline Dayton — Does anyone care? Children are being abused and killed daily by persons who should be caring for them. Often the deaths are violent. Babies are shaken to death, beaten, shot. When will it stop? Will it? Caring people must come together and do something. I continue to advocate the need for a license to have and to … Read More