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QUICK VIEW  Sorted by category, post date (newest to oldest) and title
Click on Category name to expand details within category, or on item title to view article

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Citizenship

 3 records found

Election Eve Expectations by Stu Johnson

Mail-In Voting Update by Stu Johnson

How Should I Vote? by Stu Johnson


Communication

 2 records found

The Facebook Threat by Stu Johnson

Foul-Mouthed Minions?What our brains do with gibberish by Stu Johnson


Education

 2 records found

Narrowing One Gap by Stu Johnson

Judge Judy and the Supremes by Stu Johnson


Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 10 records found

Joyful and Triumphant by Stu Johnson

The Bible Says by Stu Johnson

Gluttony by Stu Johnson

Bloom Where You're Planted by Stu Johnson

What Next? by Stu Johnson

There are 5 more items for the category Faith, Religion & Spirituality by Stu Johnson...See the whole list


Financial

 1 record found

Retirement Savings by Stu Johnson


General

 6 records found

Wonderful Words submitted by Stu Johnson

Stewardship by Stu Johnson

Food, Glorious Food! by Stu Johnson

Lighten Up! by Stu Johnson

Unintended Consequences - Part 1 by Stu Johnson

Unintended Consequences - Part 2 by Stu Johnson


Government & Politics

 5 records found

Driven Apart by Stu Johnson

2020 Census Update Reported by Stu Johnson

Will I be Counted? by Stu Johnson

Who Conducted the First Census in 1790? submitted by Stu Johnson

Driven Apart or Drawn Together? by Stu Johnson


Health & Wellness

 5 records found

COVID Vaccine Information Scammers Don't Want You to Know by Stu Johnson

Flattening the Curve by Stu Johnson

Avoiding Coronavirus Infection submitted by Stu Johnson

A Paradigm Collapses by Stu Johnson

Help, Lord, I'm Falling Apart! by Stu Johnson


History

 2 records found

The ADA Turns 30 by Stu Johnson

The Forgotten Sunday by Stu Johnson


Holidays

 10 records found

Keeping the Dream Alive in 2021 by Stu Johnson

We Wish You . . . Virtually by Stu Johnson

A Thanksgiving Like No Other by Stu Johnson

Music in the Malls 2018 compiled by Stu Johnson

Music in the Malls (and Elsewhere) compiled by Stu Johnson

There are 5 more items for the category Holidays by Stu Johnson...See the whole list


Housing and Living Options

 3 records found

Is Your House Aging-Ready? Reported by Stu Johnson

Millennials, Boomers and Housing Reported by Stu Johnson

Exploring Cohousing by Stu Johnson


Inspiration

 1 record found

Generosity by Stu Johnson


Life Events

 3 records found

Stepping Out in Faith by Stu Johnson

Luck and Success by Stu Johnson

Decisions, Decisions by Stu Johnson


Nature

 2 records found

The Wrong Order! by Stu Johnson

Imagine . . . then Consider by Stu Johnson


News & Current Events

 34 records found

COVID-19 Perspectives for June 2022 by Stu Johnson

COVID-19 Perspectives for May 2022 by Stu Johnson

COVID-19 Perspectives for April 2022 by Stu Johnson

COVID-19 Perspectives for March 2022 by Stu Johnson

COVID-19 Perspectives for February 2022 by Stu Johnson

There are 29 more items for the category News & Current Events by Stu Johnson...See the whole list


Relationships

 7 records found

Will You Still Say Hello? by Stu Johnson

Raise Up a Child by Stu Johnson

Loneliness by Stu Johnson

The Word on Marriage by Stu Johnson

Humility by Stu Johnson

A Necessary Conversation by Stu Johnson

The Virtue of Kindness by Stu Johnson


Sports & Recreation

 1 record found

Zip Risk? by Stu Johnson


Technology

 1 record found

Ode to Joy by Stu Johnson


Trends

 2 records found

Who Do You Trust? (2021) by Stu Johnson

Despite the Internet Reported by Stu Johnson


Volunteer

 1 record found

Helping the Needy by Stu Johnson


Work, Employment

 1 record found

Working Longer, Earning More by Stu Johnson