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Myra Miller

Remembering my daddy

Father’s Day was always an enjoyable day for me. However, this Father’s Day will be more of a sad day for me since my daddy passed away in April.
My daddy was easy to please when it came to buying gifts on Father’s Day, his birthday and at Christmas. However, his philosophy always was, “Don’t buy me anything! I don’t need anything. You save your money, don’t spend it on me.”
My dad, Leighton Fruge, lived a simple full life. Born in September of 1930 to a family of 11 children, he learned at a very young age to live a simple life.

Myra Miller

Summer heat facts, safety

The heat is on! According to my desk calendar the first day of summer is June 21, and I beg to differ!
Hot days are here and in Eunice they will more than likely continue through September.
During summer’s hot days, use and practice extreme caution. Read the following tips, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, to stay safe in summer heat.
For many people, summertime is synonymous with trips to the beach, water sports and recreation.

Myra Miller

How chores are beneficial to children

School is not in session, Your children are at home and they can help out with chores. This can be simple tasks and probably doesn’t require a lot of time on their part. The following, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, gives some tips and suggestions to make chores helpful and beneficial for kids.
“Make your bed.” “Clean up the toys.” “Take out the garbage.” Parents routinely utter these phrases and others to their children.

Myra Miller

Make the most of family vacations

With the school term ending, many families make plans for a summer vacation.
Family vacations can become costly. But by planning ahead and simplifying things, a vacation may become fun and relaxing.
Courtesy of Newspaper Metro, the following gives you some tips to simplify your traveling and vacation plans.
Family vacations can seem like daunting endeavors to organize, as planners must cater to each member of the family and their individual needs.

Myra Miller

Tips for students after graduation

High School graduations are here. St. Edmund and Eunice High School seniors graduate Friday.
As these seniors leave high school some will attend college and others may choose to work right away.
There are great resources and steps for graduates to consider as they exit their high school years Newspaper Metro gives graduating seniors tips on how to take steps to their future.
Graduation season can be an exciting time for college students. As their time on campus draws to a close, students may be anxious to put their education to use and enter the workforce.

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