Lehigh Valley Audubon Society

lv audobon society picture Have we not often looked up at the sky and wonder at some of the remarkable birds flying above us or just sitting on a tree limb? While we might not be bird watchers, most of us take pleasure in seeing these beautiful animals soar high above us or just flitter from tree to tree.

One of the benefits of living here is that we have the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society in our backyard. This is a group consisting of avid bird watchers and volunteers who take great pleasure in spotting, following and studying birds.

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Senior Prom in Easton

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Third Street Alliance held its “Senior Prom” recently and had a very nice turnout. A formal party invitation was sent out announcing the event. The attendees were decked out in their finest outfits and had a wonderful time dancing to the tunes. This particular event was geared toward our more senior citizens. It gave them a chance to get out and “cut the rug” a bit. The event was held at the Alliance’s building at 41 North Third Street in Easton.

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Love Conquers All - Part 3

tracy with mickey 325x399Editor’s Note: We have told the amazing story of Tracy and how she overcame personal hardships to successfully adopt special needs children. Herein is the third and last installment.

After Tracy adopted Hannah she adopted Noah, who was three and half years old with severe cerebral palsy. Tracy drove to Baton Rouge, Louisiana with Caleb and Hannah in tow to pick up Noah. On the way home, Tracy discovered that Noah also had Pica, a disorder which causes the patient to eat non-nutritive substances, such as dirt or articles of clothing.

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Home Building for All Generations

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Since 1961 Kay Builders has designed and constructed thousands of homes for Lehigh Valley families. “We have built homes for young couples, growing families, and empty nesters,” says third generation owner and president of Kay Builders, Rick Koze. “We have always listened to our clients and built the homes that they wanted. We know what people like, and now we want to build a great home for aging seniors,” reveals Koze.

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Angels and Numbers

angels 325x215Have you ever seen a sequence of numbers, especially over and over again? It could be that you noticed the clock said 5:55, then you looked at your odometer and it read 32,555, and yet again, you see a billboard that says 555.

Did you ever wonder why you are seeing numerical sequences? Especially the same ones over a short period of time? This could very well be angels trying to tell you something by catching your attention! So I thought I would share with you some of the numerical sequences, and what those who study angels (Angelology) claim they mean:

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Behavioral Contagion

bible reader1 325x215Picture yourself in a roomful of people, many of whom you like or at least respect. One of them yawns. Two more yawn. Another few yawn. Do you feel the urge yet?

You are sitting with some friends, watching a comedy. They start to laugh at something you didn’t think was so funny. They laugh uncontrollably, and soon you’re laughing too, but you don’t know why.

I’m not trying to hypnotize you — I’m introducing you to what social scientists call “behavioral contagion.” This means people will “catch” certain behaviors from others.

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