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Courage

Tammy S. Pinkerton You would expect a tin man to need a heart, and a scarecrow a brain, but it’s surprising to learn that a lion wants courage. A lion is big and burly, and evokes fear in many. The lion in the Wizard of Oz, begins as a bully, but when Dorothy smacks him […]

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A Patriotic Song

                                                  God Bless America While the storm clouds gather far across the sea,  Let us swear allegiance to a land that’s free,  Let us all be grateful for a land so fair,  […]

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The Power of Word

Tammy Stoner Pinkerton Our words matter. When we have departed this earth, the one thing we will have left behind, will be our words. They will be our legacy, to our children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, friends and family who knew us. The memory of what we said will last beyond our lifetime. Our words have […]

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The Power of Word – That we’ll leave behind

Tammy Stoner Pinkerton Our words matter. When we have departed this earth, the one thing we will have left behind will be our words. They will be our legacy, to our children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, friends, and family who knew us. The memory of what we said will last beyond our lifetime. Our words have the […]

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Walking Your Way To Stress Relief

By Tammy S. Pinkerton There might be no better way to reduce stress then to take a brisk walk in the park. It is active, easy, and even free. It provides you opportunity, to move fast or slow, stop and start, and notice the woods and trees, as you go. Depressed and anxious, get off […]

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A Story of Assimilation in Baseball

Tammy Stoner PinkertonWhen Sandy Koufax put on a yarmulke and showed up at synagogue on Yom Kippur, a hungry audience stood up and cheered. He was the second major league baseball player who left the ball field during the world series, and sent his pitches to God. The first was Hank Greenberg. Hank Greenberg and […]

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Nolan Miller

In the 1980’s, Dynasty was a hit tv show that captured the life of luxury, that many aspired for themselves. Nolan Miller, fashion designer of costume jewelry created the jewelry worn on the tv series. Mr. Miller was able to take ordinary jewelry, and make it look extraordinary, and expanded the reach of glamour for […]

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Miriam Haskell, Costume Jewelry Designer

by Tammy Stoner Pinkerton Miriam Haskell born 1899 and passed 1981 was a fashion designer of women’s costume jewelry that is highly collectible today. Designing costume jewelry between the 1930’s, 40’s,50’s and 60’s, Haskell integrated themes of the day into her designs. Located in Manhattan, Haskell decorated the dresses of Lucille Ball and many Hollywood […]