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Here’s how to make downsizing actually work. By Linda Yellin Our kids don’t want keepsakes; they want experiences. But not the experience of hand-washing some dead relative’s crystal. TELL A STORY CREATIVELY PASS IT ON DIE FIRST AND LET YOUR SPOUSE HANDLE IT TRICK YOUR KIDS Read the article HERE. Total Page Visits: 26289 – Today Page…

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LCM September/October: A Portrait of Chinese American Life Looking for a new book to add to your reading list? The Library of Magazine has you covered. Read about the Jade Snow Wong memoir and collection in the latest issue. Total Page Visits: 26289 – Today Page Visits: 84

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Ebony magazine rolled out a quiz in April 1952 that asked, “WHICH ONE IS NEGRO? WHICH IS WHITE?” How many can you guess correctly? (Answers at the end of the blog.) From Essence.com: Passing follows the story of two Black women, former childhood friends Irene Redfield (Thompson) and Clare Kendry (Negga), both of whom are able to convincingly…

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by MEGHAN SPLAWN published SEP 9, 2021 But is there a better way to brown ground beef than just dumping it into a hot skillet? We suspected so, which is why we put five popular methods to the test. The methods are: Heavy cream Dry non-stick skillet Baking soda Patted dry Cast iron skillet with oil Read HERE to see…

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Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia in 2017, Wikimedia Commons  Alex Henderson September 22, 2021 During the Biden era, centrist Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin has been a frequent source of frustration to the progressive wing of his party. The Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate is razor-thin, and the West Virginia senator can easily derail President…

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Thousands of desperate migrants are now fleeing back across the frontier of their own volition Comes after Biden administration announced it would ramp up flights to take them back to Haiti   But Republicans say that the chaos at the border is because migrants believe Joe Biden won’t deport them Last week, up to 12,000 Haitians…

Read More ‘Grotesquely inhumane’: Border Patrol comes under fire for appearing to use reins as whips to hold back Haitian migrants crossing into Texas by wading through the Rio Grande: Thousands are now fleeing back to Mexico to avoid US deportation flights to Haiti

Challenger Bread Pan™ The revolutionary cast iron bread pan designed by bakers, for bakers. We crafted our bread pan to help you bake better bread every day! Bake bâtards, boules, demi-baguettes, and other loaves of almost any size. Made in the USA. Top 5 Reasons You’ll Love Your Challenger Bread Pan™: Shallow base: Loading your…

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A New Hamilton Cast Read Along en Español In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we are pleased to release our first Hamilton Cast Read Along entirely in Spanish. Rick Negron, who plays King George III in the North American Tour of Hamilton, reads The Storyteller’s Candle/ La velita de los cuentos by author Lucía González and…

Read More Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with resources from the Gilder Lehrman Institute