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“Keep busy and do good for others” says 105 year old

Aug 28th, 2012 | By
“Keep busy and do good for others” says 105 year old

Wilma Rosenow is almost giddy.  She banters lightly with camera crews from local television stations, at ease with being in the spotlight.  I ask her if it’s alright to take her picture and she asks coyly “what am I supposed to do” while flinging one leg over the arm of an overstuffed chair and posing
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“When old ladies go wild”

Aug 28th, 2012 | By
“When old ladies go wild”

It really shouldn’t be surprising that when you get a bunch of women together, you get a lot of noise. Well and food. Lots of food. Although the noise thing is a pretty good factor, too. Which doesn’t bode well to the idea that all these women, 18-20 of them each Wednesday afternoon, are doing so in order to knit for charity. But knit they do. A year ago in June, Georgie Springer and several residents from Marymount Manor, 317 152nd St E, in Spanaway decided to knit for charity. They knit lap robes for nursing homes and hats for chemo patients, particularly men as there is a need for them.



Going to school never tasted this good

Aug 11th, 2012 | By
Going to school never tasted this good

Crayons and pencils, paper and erasers.  Stores are abuzz and kids are aghast because it’s back to school time.  If you are retired or semi-retired, you might be wondering why you should even bother thinking about school.  After all when we are children, school is the ladder we have to climb to get good jobs
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The Frank Show

Aug 10th, 2012 | By
The Frank Show

By David Mackintosh ISBN 978-1-4197-0393-5 $16.95 For decades, Americans have embraced the concept of the nuclear family as a point of honor.  Extended family households dropped from about 25 percent of the population to just 12 percent in 1980.   However, job losses, foreclosures and the reality of an aging population have shifted that dynamic so
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