Tag Archive: President Obama

Aug 05

A Day in DC at The White House

Two weeks ago my son’s and I had an opportunity to tour the East Wing of The White House along with my best friend and her family who were visiting from Rancho Cucamonga, CA.  The mini men and I took the Amtrak Regional Rail from the Wilmington station at 7:04 am and arrived at Union …

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Mar 14

Political History Made in America and at Home

Question of the week:  Can Political History be made again in America? I can still remember the excitement of the day when my son and I entered the voting booth at Cedar Lane Elementary School in Middletown, Delaware.  I held his hand as we pulled back the  curtains and together pressed the button to vote for …

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Sep 26

1st Tri Caterers ~ Friday Foodie Feature

Hello friends and welcome to the first Fri-Yay of Autumn and the last Fri-Yay of the month…wow…where did September and the Summer go? In honor of these two events today’s Friday Foodie Feature will not be one of my recipes, instead it’s an introduction to foods created by Chef David of 1st Tri Caterers. 1st …

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Oct 22

From Purses to Portfolios 2013 Celebration

On Saturday, the Delaware Financial Literacy Institute, held it’s annual From Purses to Portfolios Celebration at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. This event was held to honor the 2013 Award Recipients, those who had achieved various levels (hours) by participating in Money School Classes, Money Clubs, Special Events and Volunteering. Women achieving various levels …

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Aug 29

Fast Food Workers Protest for Higher Wages

Have it your way..NOT today…at least not at Burger King on Concord Pike in Wilmington.  Fast Food employees at this location joined in with dozens of other workers in U.S. cities to protest their low pay and benefits. Most workers agreed that the profits these corporations earn should be used to pay higher salaries and …

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May 31

Cheerios' Commercial Controversy

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! Last week while watching television a new commercial for Cheerios came on and it immediately caught my attention.  The cute little girl was obviously “mixed” or biracial, cute as a button with corkscrew curls, talking to her mother, who is Caucasian.  She’s just checking to see if what her dad said was true, …

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May 31

Cheerios’ Commercial Controversy

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! Last week while watching television a new commercial for Cheerios came on and it immediately caught my attention.  The cute little girl was obviously “mixed” or biracial, cute as a button with corkscrew curls, talking to her mother, who is Caucasian.  She’s just checking to see if what her dad said was true, …

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Apr 12

Flea Markets & Swap Meets

Would you consider yourself a Flea Market Fanatic or Swap Meet Maniac if in every state you visited you had to seek out one?   I wouldn’t but I love finding them in my state as well as others that I visit.  The first discovery was in 1976, the year we moved from New Rochelle, …

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Apr 12

Flea Markets & Swap Meets

Would you consider yourself a Flea Market Fanatic or Swap Meet Maniac if in every state you visited you had to seek out one?   I wouldn’t but I love finding them in my state as well as others that I visit.  The first discovery was in 1976, the year we moved from New Rochelle, …

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Feb 18

OOTD – Politically Incorrect President's Day

Hello Friends and Happy President’s Day 2013 Lucky lucky you if you are home today on holiday because “it’s as cold as a witches’ tit”!   I remember that as being one of my mother’s favorite sayings during those cold New York winters.  Do you remember any crude statements that your parents or grandparents liked …

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