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As communities begin returning to some semblance of normalcy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned people against l…

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Retirement seems like a lifetime away for young professionals. But as careers advance, families are started and milestones are met, retirement…

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Caring for pets and being around them can produce a chemical chain reaction in the brain that may help to lower stress hormones while also inc…

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Exercise is a vital component of a healthy lifestyle. By making exercise part of a day-to-day routines, people of all ages, including men and …

Marla Luckhardt

It’s been a year, well actually more than that, and we now find ourselves venturing out once again. There is an awful lot of confusion about how safe everything is but, since both Grandpa and I have been fully vaccinated, we are a lot more confident than before, with some precautionary measu…

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Eighteen years, and we are still here! That’s how Jan Page, founder and director of Community Connections, describes her feelings about Kaleidoscope, the local “Movement of Hope” for people living with cancer. Like many people, I despise this disease. But with the loving encouragement from t…

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I refuse to take anything for granted now. After a year of a whole lot of not much, I am grateful for so many things. That being said, there are a few routines that I'd prefer to keep up, even though I'm pretty comfortable with our much awaited precautionary in person visits.

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It’s been a year since our lives changed due to the pandemic, and while Grandpa and I wait patiently for our second dose of the Moderna vaccine, I ponder what we will do once we get the all clear.

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Susannah Meyer, Brentwood’s newly elected city council member has been extremely helpful in getting information to our local seniors about COVID-19 and other important issues affecting our community. As a first-time politician, she hit the road running, relaying data to people in her distric…

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On Thursday of last week Grandpa and I got our first COVID-19 vaccines. Both of us were excited to start a positive path towards some normalcy and I wanted to share our experience. When they first announced the groups and ages of those in the first tier after essential workers, Grandpa fell …

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As a woman who was hired by just my first initial so corporate would think I was a man, I was the first and only female in the entire company who was hired for an inside sales position as opposed to a job in the secretarial pool.

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Most of us are just plain sick and tired of being sick and tired. With the number of months that we’ve spent inside adding up, it is hard to remember when we could just head out to visit each other or go to a mall or restaurant and release some of the tension with some normalcy. In addition,…

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As I write my article each week, I try to be upbeat and stay positive during the strangest and most challenging 10 months of our lives. Complaining and sniveling is certainly understandable but for me, unproductive, so again, I try to find some humor in all of this sheltering-in-place.

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