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Weekly Recap. Last week, readers spent the most time on: Edward W. Brooke is congratulated by the President George W. Bush at the Ceremony for the 2004 Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, The East Room of the White House. Source of image: http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2004/06/20040623-8.html (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Saving Jack The Christmas Surprise Paper Towels and Water Mary Fox Fudge Who Wears Panty Hose? Last month, readers spent the most time on: Who Wrote Jingle Bells? Which Baby Can Be in a Forward-Facing Seat? Walk Along Glider What Are 10 Top Tips for a Long... (Read More ...)

Weekly Recap. Sunday, December 16, 2012 Last week, the most popular posts were: Musical notation for the chorus of “Jingle Bells”. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) What Are 10 Top Tips for a Long Marriage? Michael J. Lippe’s Story: Pancreatic Cancer Can You Make Popcorn Kernels Dance? For Children Ages 0-2 Years Watching TV Should Be Limited to How Much Time? How to Leave a Journal for a Grandchild Last month, the most popular posts were: What Is the Best Position for a Baby to Sleep In? Who Wrote Jingle Bells? Which Baby Can Be in a Forward-Facing Seat? What Are 10 Top Tips for... (Read More ...)

Weekly Recap. Sunday, November 25, 2012 Last week, the most readers enjoyed: Peacock feathers (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Walt Whitman Poems: The Pallid Wreath Rocky and Bullwinkle I Am Thankful for Pencils Poems. Grandparents. Funny, Can You Bend a Pencil? Last month, the most readers enjoyed: What Are Some Different Names for Grandmother? What Makes Ice Melt the Fastest: Salt or Sugar? Walt Whitman Poems: Election Day November 1884 Michael J Lippe’s Story: Pancreatic Cancer Regina’s Closet: Finding My Grandmother’s Secret Journal Coming up next week: Alice’s Adventures in... (Read More ...)

Weekly Recap. Sunday, November 11, 2012 Last week, the most readers visited:  Walt Whitman (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Walt Whitman Poems. Election Day. Regina’s Closet. Finding Grandmother’s Secret Journal Grandparents Poems. Wishes. What Are Some Different Names for Grandmother? Michael J. Lippe’s Story: Pancreatic Cancer Last month, the most readers visited: What Are Some Different Names for Grandmother? What Makes Ice Melt Fastest, Salt or Sugar? Grandparents Poems. Wishes. We Are All Argentines. Can You Dissolve More Sugar in Hot Water Than Cold? Coming up next week: What... (Read More ...)

The Fall of the Berlin Wall, 1989. The photo shows a part of a public photo documentation wall at Former Check Point Charlie, Berlin. The photo documentation is permanently placed in the public. Türkçe: Berlin Duvarı, 1989 sonbaharı (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Weekly Recap. Sunday, November 4, 2012 Last week, readers spent the most time on: What Are Some Different Names for Grandmother? Back to Sleep. Michael J. Lippe’s Story: Pancreatic Cancer Emperor of All Maladies Remembering Bread and Butter Pickles Last month, readers spent the most time on: Why Would You Put Butter in the Well? Fire... (Read More ...)

Last week, readers spent the most time on: Spreading Love. Poetry Corner Captain Kangaroo. Shown from left are: Dancing Bear, Bunny Rabbit, Captain Kangaroo, Grandfather Clock, Mister Moose, and Mister Green Jeans. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From Incurable to Incredible. Book Thursday. Michael J. Lippe’s Story. Pancreatic Cancer. Book Thursday. Don’t Ever Apologize How to Leave a Journal for a Grandchild. Last month, readers spent the most time on: Where Did You Go? Out. Are You Your Children’s Storyteller? What Is It About February and Suicide? What Does It Take to Make An... (Read More ...)

Michael J. Lippe’s Story – Pancreatic Cancer: A Patient & His Doctor Balance Hope & Truth In December 2007, Michael J. Lippe was diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer. It was inoperable and incurable. On average, 20% of pancreatic cancer patients live one year. Pancreatic Cancer Action logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Five percent live five years. Median survival is four to six months. Most of those who survive are among the 15% eligible for a surgical procedure known as the Whipple, which carves the tumor out of the pancreas. Lippe was not eligible for this procedure because... (Read More ...)

Dr. Randy Pausch (Photo credit: Wikipedia) A young man was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He was in the prime of his life. He was making a mark in his profession. He had three young children. He seemed healthy. He was a college professor. He underwent the standard cancer treatments. Finally, his doctors told him, you aren’t going to make it. Who Came Up with the Idea of a Last Lecture? In the university environment, there is a tradition for retiring professors to give one last lecture. It can be on any topic of their choosing. It is designed to summarize the wisdom they’ve gained over their... (Read More ...)