Category Archives: Places

Finding What You Need

Twice in my life, I needed a great deal of help completing an assignment.  Once, when I was in public school doing a project and, much later, when I was in college, again needing a great deal of information and … Continue reading

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The Third Place

Ray Oldenburg , a sociologist, is credited with establishing the concept of “a third place.” (see his words above)  His books have included “Celebrating The Third Place” and “The Great Good Place.”  The first two important places in a person’s … Continue reading

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Good Deeds #4

  (The first 2 paragraphs of this article are the same as the first two paragraphs of Good Deeds #3) New Yorkers live in a unique environment.  It is a sports capital, a cultural  hub, and a media center.  It has … Continue reading

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Good Deeds #3

New Yorkers live in a unique environment.  It is a sports capital, a cultural hub, and a media center.  It has its difficulties, too, but to those who love it, they will live only there.  Even if it’s a high-priced, … Continue reading

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Need Some “Good News?”

I live in a suburb of Philadelphia and get my daily news on television.  A typical day can include stories about fires, guns, robbery, murder, information on Bill Cosby’s trial, the latest scam affecting older citizens, a politician accused of inappropriate … Continue reading

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Saved for Everybody

The Library of Congress was established in 1800.  Initially, it was conceived as a resource for members of Congress only.  However, over time, its contents became available to officials of the government, and, occasionally, the public.  It has become the … Continue reading

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Mr. Rogers and Friends***

On June 8, 2018, a documentary entitled “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” will begin showing in theaters. It is the story of Fred Rogers –Mr. Rogers to those who met in their childhood. A reviewer described the film this way = “Something … Continue reading

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