When we are in a desperate situation, we need a cry for help that others will understand. 9-1-1 has become the standard on land. However, when sailing at sea, the standard is the International Morse ...

Easy credit helps the American economy go round. It helps us ease the tight months and have things when we need them, not when there’s lots of extra money in the bank. Yet, to make this work, we ...

In the days before plastics, many everyday toys were made of cloth, leather, or metal. Those durable enough for rough, outside play were of the metal variety. Girls might play with cloth dolls, and ...
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Spring can be a beautiful time of year, but it is also a time of fear in many parts of the United States. Not only does more than the usual amount of rain fall, but winter’s snowmelt fills rivers ...
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Everyone has them, those little keepsakes that clutter our desk drawers, or that we squirrel away in old shoe boxes. No one else sees them, and when we are gone, we know they will become nothing more ...
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On those first days of May, when the first real warmth hints at the coming summer, we look for relief. It is the still air that is the problem, for when the breeze picks up, we feel cooling respite ...
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Adults often see childhood as a time of innocence, one in which lost perfection exudes from those small lives. They would grab it again, if possible. However, in a child’s eyes, that pivotal time ...