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Do you know these families? Unidentified home movies

Do you know these families? Unidentified home movies

I was taking the time to get caught up on my emails and while reading the latest newsletter from the Masumoto Family Farm they announced the upcoming release of a film about their family farm over several generations. This announcement caught my attention because we saw the […]

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Great idea! Loomis Lions Eyeglass-Hearing Aid Collection Box

Great idea! Loomis Lions Eyeglass-Hearing Aid Collection Box

MaryAnne and I were on a holiday yesterday and we stopped in Loomis for a cup of coffee. I couldn’t believe it – the Loomis Lions have painted a mailbox red and it is their collection box for eyeglasses AND hearing aids. What a wonderful idea! We […]

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Follow-Up Michelle Singletary’s Story About Her Mother

Follow-Up Michelle Singletary's Story About Her Mother

Back in April, we posted a link to Michelle Singletary’s story about her mother’s accident and how difficult it was to get anything accomplished because her mother didn’t have her paperwork in order. I’m cleaning up paperwork today and found Michelle Singletary’s June 21, 2014 column about her mother’s […]

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It’s Time to Clean Out and Donate your old CDs/LPs/More

It's Time to Clean Out and Donate your old CDs/LPs/More

Capital Public Radio has announced the date of the next Annual Used Record & CD (and much more!) sale, June 27 – June 29, 2014. Here’s the link http://www.capradio.org/recordsale The best thing is Cap Radio has been accepting donations all year long and are still accepting donations of […]

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Healthy Aging: Legends Program

Healthy Aging: Legends Program

Healthy Aging: the Legends Program When we share our message, MaryAnne emphasizes how the unexpected in aging can happen at any time. The best way to thrive during the aging process, including the aging process of someone close to you, let alone your own aging process, is […]

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Thank You! Sun City Lincoln Hills’ Home, Health, and Business Showcase

Thank You! Sun City Lincoln Hills' Home, Health, and Business Showcase

On Thursday, April 17, MaryAnne attended the Sun City Lincoln Hills’ Home, Health, and Business Showcase. Thank you to all the attendees! She had a great time talking with everyone who stopped by our table. One lucky visitor was chosen to receive a free consultation!

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Helpful Red Cross List: 21 Weeks to Prepare for Disaster

Helpful Red Cross List: 21 Weeks to Prepare for Disaster

One of MaryAnne’s friends shared the American Red Cross 21 Weeks to Prepare list recently and we wanted to share it with our readers. I have 2 emergency kits ready: one at home, filled with items for the humans and the pets; and one at work, in […]

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A Must Listen: Michelle Singletary’s cautionary tale

A Must Listen: Michelle Singletary's cautionary tale

This NPR Here and Now piece is a must listen for everyone. Michelle Singletary, a personal finance columnist whose columns we enjoy tremendously, shares her personal story of her mother’s critical injury and the effect on the family when a person’s affairs are not in order at the […]

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Tales from the front: Organizing is like an onion

Tales from the front: Organizing is like an onion

We wanted to share this lovely note we received from a long-time client. She’s a widow and figuring out what direction she wants her life to take in her 70s. Getting organized is like an onion – you pull off one layer, work on the next layer, […]

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Sacramento Co. post lists of licensed haulers

Sacramento Co. post lists of licensed haulers

Your home is your sanctuary. This means only inviting people in you trust. Sibert & Sullivan, LLC has the special business license issued by Sacramento County. As a result, we were both fingerprinted and the prints were run through the Live Scan system, before the license was […]

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Great Read: Lost Family Letters Found

Great Read: Lost Family Letters Found

I finished reading the latest California State Library Foundation Bulletin (No. 107, 2014) and wanted to share a wonderful story. In the article “A Reunion with a Twist“, Debbie Hollingsworth tells a heartwarming story of letters written by a World War I Doughboy from California, acquired by the […]

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It’s 2014…let’s toss the word “senior”

It's 2014...let's toss the word "senior"

It’s 2014…let’s toss the word “senior” It all used to be so simple. A senior citizen was someone over the age of 60 (maybe younger) and retired. A life filled with puttering, grandchildren, and gray hair. Today, as we live during a period of revolutionary change to the […]

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