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A long, long, long, long time ago

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In a world far, far, far away from today, two girls became best friends as they clung together through 12 years of Catholic school and growing up as nerds. One of those girls became a teacher. Now, after teaching for almost 40 years, she finally has a class in which she has two girls who have the same names as those little girls from so long ago.

Meet Grace and Elise, 2010. Trust me when I tell you that they are way more cool than the originals ever were.

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On the wings of an eagle

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Last year, I lost a dear friend way, way too early in her life. She was one of those people who made the world a better place just by being in it. This picture shows her daughter Aubie (opening the door) and her partner Kim (on top of the table) releasing a rehabilitated eagle last week down near Portage. That’s her grandson in my arms.

Since Dr. Scott, founder of Bird TLC, always said that his tribe believed that eagles carried the souls of the departed to heaven on their wings, we decided to send Deborah on the ride of

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A belated birthday wish

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Yesterday my kid sister Judy got older than I ever thought she would. And still she dreams of actually, someday when she’s all grown up, having an ass. Alas, the Sereni curse is to have none. So if you see this butt anywhere in Atlantic City or its environs today, will you please wish it a happy belated birthday.

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Joe and mom in Hawaii

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All it took to get this picture from Aaka was to mention how the only person she was taking pictures of in Hawaii was her grandson. So here’s her daughter Greta and Greta’s son Little Joe. Sorry, Aapa, you’ll apparently just have to wait a little longer for your turn.

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