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Revocable Trust Funding

A revocable trust does not avoid probate unless it is “funded.” Funding means naming the trust as owner or beneficiary so assets pass automatically to the trust upon death. Any asset not in the trust or passing automatically to the trust, or a named beneficiary, upon death will require probate. Describing assets that the trust […]

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Medically Treating Your Pet

I received an e-mail from a pet owner who had recently lost their pet after the pet was treated with the drug Bedinvetmab, sold under the brand name Librela. Bedinvetmab is a canine monoclonal antibody used for the control of pain associated with osteoarthritis in dogs. He urged me to inform my readers about the […]

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Song List

by Samantha Weaver • In 2003, a community in New Jersey experienced an animal-related electrical outage. Such occurrences were certainly not rare, but this incident was notable for being the first time an osprey was known to be involved or, rather, a fish: The bird had dropped its scaly prey on the power lines. • […]

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Rocky Raccoon

by Mick Harper 1. Name Shep & The Limelites’ best known song. 2. Which one-hit group released The Book Of Love? 3. What was the name of Rocky Raccoon’s girlfriend? 4. Who covered Tragedy in 1961? 5. Name the song that contains this lyric: It must have been cold there in my shadow, to never […]

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Checkers, The Everlasting Game

Having always known about checkers you may sometime wonder about the beginning of this simple plan that set up the game. In our world as children, the ‘an­cients’ in our lives were a granddaddy and grandmother who lived in the solitude of the mountains at a place called Hickory Tree. They often took one of […]

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Free Turtle Day Festival At The Marine Science Center

Special to Seniors Today Mark your calendars to celebrate Turtle Day, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sat., Apr. 6, at the Marine Science Center, 100 Lighthouse Drive, Ponce Inlet. This event is a free, family-friendly festival where guests can enjoy close encounters with endangered sea turtles and other marine life. The center invites […]

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How Long Do Rabbits Live?

by Sam Mazzotta Dear Paw’s Corner: I have a pet rabbit, Brownie, who is nearly 10 years old! He’s a Holland Lop, I think. He doesn’t do much at this age but sort of half-heartedly flop around his cage and the porch, then he settles onto the raised shelf in his cage and nibbles on […]

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How To Get Financial Help

by Matilda Charles A survey released last month indicated that consumer sentiment was higher than it’s been in quite a while, since the summer of 2021. This is supposed to be a good thing. The first thing I needed to do was look up the definition of consumer sentiment. It’s how we feel about the […]

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Pets Learn From Observation

Sometimes, I can call for one of my dogs to come to me, but they do not. However, if I open the treat jar as quietly as possible, they are by my side in a flash. The saying, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” is a blatant lie. The truth is that they […]

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Strange But True

by Samantha Weaver On their urban forest data site, the city of Melbourne in Australia as-signed e-mail addresses to each of the city’s trees so it would be easier to catch and rehabilitate damaged ones. Instead, the trees received love letters. Giant lily pads in the Amazon River can grow up to 6 feet in […]

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