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November 2013

Best wishes on Thanksgiving Day

In looking through my photos of previous of Thanksgiving dinners, I’m getting really ready for Thursday’s celebrating. Photos of platters of turkey, green beans, Brussels sprouts, and mashed potatoes. Then the all important gravy. And, last but not least, the pies: pumpkin, cranberry, and chocolate. Cakes, too. But, Thanksgiving is... Read more →


Facts and figures for Thanksgiving 2013

What are your plans for Thanksgiving? Will you be following family traditions or making new ones? Here are some facts and figures on what’s happening in the nation this year on Thanksgiving Day, the day when Americans gather together to give thanks for all that they have. Thanksgiving dinner Most... Read more →


JPMorgan Chase to pay $13 billion in record agreement to settle charges of mortgage securities fraud

JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $13 billion to settle federal and state charges related to the packaging, marketing, and sale of residential mortgage-backed securities by JPMorgan, Bear Stearns, and Washington Mutual before to January 1, 2009. The agreement announced Tuesday is the largest settlement with a corporation in American... Read more →


What are baby boomer health issues?

Baby boomer bloggers this week are writing about health issues. Did you know? Boomer parents would like support from their boomer children as they adjust to age-related changes to their bodies. Older adults suffer from anorexia, too. The Justice Department has reached a $2.2 billion settlement with Johnson & Johnson... Read more →


Recall of the Week: Ready-to-eat salads, wraps due to E. coli contamination

Glass Onion Catering of Richmond, Calif., is recalling more than 90 tons of ready-to-eat salads and wraps because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria. The recalled items were produced between Sept. 23 and Nov. 6, 2013 and shipped to distribution centers in California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico,... Read more →