Monday, 22 Jul 2019

Author: ilona

Andrew Pickens

Andrew Pickens. Hopewell Plantation

Revolutionary Family Home Of General Andrew Pickens Andrew Pickens. Today Hopewell Plantation sits quietly on the shoreline of Lake Hartwell, yet, more than two hundred years ago, the up–country farm was a bustling center of trade. The land had been home to the Cherokee Indians prior to the American Revolution. The village of Esseneca was […]

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loss

Loss: Goodbye Is The Saddest Word Of All

  Growing older brings challenges, to be sure, and our respondents faced their share of challenges to their health, their independence, and their sense of well-being. Perhaps the most difficult of these challenges, however, was dealing with loss. We’ve all experienced loss in one form or another—a job, a group of friends after college, a […]

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How not to lose your identity?

How not to lose your identity? Am I Still Me?

How not to lose your identity ? Did you read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland as a child? One of our favorite conversations in the book occurs when Caterpillar is sitting on the mushroom and says to Alice, “Who…are…you?” Alice is a bit stunned and not sure how to respond. “I—I hardly know, sir, just at present,” she […]

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kitten

My Favourite Pet. How I Rescued a Kitten From Cold Captivity

  This story is about how I was going to buy a kitten for $70, and in the end I received a favourite pet for nothing. From my early childhood, I thought that I loved only dogs, I calmly treated cats, but dogs made me more enthusiastic. I persuaded my parents for a long time to let […]

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Mistakes. Learning from Mistakes and Moving Forward

  Some people seem to learn from their mistakes more than others, whether the lessons are in raising a family, making career decisions, or aging successfully. Those who learn from mistakes live happier, more stable lives compared to those who are unable to apply what they’ve learned from their own and others’ experiences. Professionals have […]

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