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What Will Your Epitaph Say? What Are Your Famous Last Words?

What Will Your Epitaph Say? What Are Your Famous Last Words? by James L. Casale Do you have an epitaph in mind? Do you care how you will be remembered? There are many notable epitaphs. Dozens of books have been written about someone’s “famous last words.” I discovered my new and favorite epitaph in the…

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How Would You Describe Your Best Friend?

  How Would You Describe Your Best Friend? By James L. Casale How do I describe my best friend on Earth, Billy Cook? It was initially easy to bond with Billy when we met at Camp Geiger while serving our country in the USMCR in the early 60s. We had a lot in common. Bill…

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Discipline

A Boy and His Dog? No, A Boy and His Phone

A Boy and His Dog? No, A Boy and His Phone! By James L. Casale   Are there still bonds of love and loyalty between a boy and his dog?  Do teens even have time to spend with their pets, or are they too busy with their electronic devices?  I am an unlicensed and uncertified…

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Memoir

Playland: Rye, NY The 1950s

Playland, Rye, New York-The 1950s The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly By James L. Casale In the 1950s, this iconic amusement park’s sights, sounds, smells, and adventures attracted people of all ages and still does.  Add Rye Beach, Oakland Beach, Rye Pool, Oakland Pool, and a skating rink to this panoply of fun and…

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Memoir

PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE What was it like growing up in the 1950s in suburban New York City? June 1, 2021 James L. Casale, Ph.D., a state and national award-winning educator, is the author of six books including two memoirs about his childhood. In A Hero for All Ages, he writes emotionally about his local hero, a…

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COOK ITALIAN

LEGALIZE MARINARA

RED GOLD: An Incomparable Marinara Sauce “You know you are Italian if you have enough cans of tomatoes in your house to last three years.” By James L Casale   There are several forms of gold: yellow gold used for jewelry; rose gold which gets its color from added copper; green gold, which contains silver,…

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Homeschooling

Dear Next Generation

Dear Parents, I wrote this for the Epoch Times which features letters from their readers to the Next Generation. There may be some tips you can use on your parenting journey, http://theparentsolutions.com/dear-next-generation/ Dear Next Generation, 1/24/21 Listen Listen more than you speak. Pick your mentors carefully. Learn from those who know more than you do.…

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PROGRESSIVE PARENTING NONSENSE

Progressive Parenting Nonsense By James L. Casale   Did you ever wonder why this current generation is filled with so many “snowflakes”? These are the kids who were awarded a trophy even if they came in last. Generally speaking, our current young people can’t seem to cope with anything and our education institutions comply. When…

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Parenting

How Valuable Are Kindergarten Teachers?

  My boyhood friend, Guy Protano is so excited and full of pride for his outstanding kindergarten teacher granddaughter that he asked me to write an article about her. I will share her story later in this article. Her name is Nicole King. My opinion on why kindergarten teachers are so valuable is based on…

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