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Help your pets enjoy growing older

web-pet-graphicRecent headlines about Guinness World Records naming a new “World’s Oldest Cat” has sparked some questions about the longevity of pets.

A 26-year-old feline named Corduroy was named the current record holder. Corduroy was born Aug. 1, 1989. and grew up on a farm in Oregon.

The oldest cat ever recorded was a 38-year-cat named Creme Puff (Aug. 3, 1967-Aug. 6, 2005), according to the 2010 edition of Guinness World Records.

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Good stories are addictive

Ray Criscoe
Ray Criscoe

Over the years, my wife and I have told our sons many stories about exploits that happened when we were young … and often stupid.

I won’t reveal hers, but I might tell of sneaking out my bedroom window at night and riding my bike across town to play tennis at 2 in the morning. (It’s one reason we like our house with bedrooms high off the ground and creaky floors just outside our bedroom door, to deter efforts at “history repeating itself.”)

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Ready for (small) business

Daniel Farmer is director of the Small Business Center at Randolph Community College. (RAY CRISCOE photo)
Daniel Farmer is director of the Small Business Center at Randolph Community College. (RAY CRISCOE photo)

Thinking about starting a small business? Don’t know where, how, when to start? Or have you already done so, and now wonder what to do next to get more out of your business?

Those are just a couple of scenarios in which Daniel Farmer and the Randolph Community College Small Business Center can assist you.
Farmer is finishing his second year at RCC, but he’s already made a difference. Both he and the center have won awards for their work with small businesses in the community.

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