By Maxine Hooten | I'm the youngest of my fourteen cousins. Ten of us are girls. I always love seeing them but since the pandemic I haven't gotten to see a lot of them. I was so excited when my cousins from Florida, Jamie and Katie, said they wanted to come spend the weekend with us because it was Jamie's birthday. We invited my other family to come celebrate too . My mom said that I could be in charge of making the birthday cake. But I decided to make a birthday pie, peanut butter pie to be exact.
By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | Do you remember the 1960s game “Operation?" Cavity Sam lays on an operating table with various cavities exposed, holding plastic pieces that need to be removed. All that is required is a pair of tweezers and your fine motor skills to heal this poor chap! If you can successfully remove the plastic piece without touching the walls of the cavity, you win the money associated with the cost of the surgery. If not, his big red nose buzzes and lights up so bright, it puts Rudolf to shame.
Our VOICE learned on June 16 that we would not be receiving $298,000 in continued grant funding from the North Carolina Governor’s Crime Commission due to the alarming decrease in Victim of Crime Act (VOCA) dollars at the federal level. This funding supported vital ongoing, longtime services, one of which is free counseling for sexual assault and human trafficking survivors.
Everything about summer is romantic. What doesn’t speak love when you combine sunshine with fresh food, bare skin and more daylight hours to frolic and adventure, not to mention those starry nights perfect for sky gazing and first kisses. Coming off the uncertainty of last year, this summer feels extra special. Below are 17 fun summer date ideas for you and your person.
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