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contributors Marc Hequet (“Being the Peace,” page 58) has covered the world as a freelance journalist and as a longtime contributor to Time magazine—but he somehow always finds his way back home to Minnesota. His last essay for GRAND was “Under One Roof” in the May/June 2008 issue. Al Martinez (“Empty Nest, The Sequel,” page 32) is a columnist for the Los Angeles Times, a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and the writer of books, TV pilots and episodes, psalms, odes, hymns and an online blog (www.almartinezeverythingelse. blogspot.com). He lives in Topanga with his wife, Cinelli. His last essay for GRAND was “The Bar Mitzvah Trips” in September/October 2008. GRAND media CHRISTINE A. CROSBY Founder/Publisher ccrosby@grandmedia.com JONATHAN B. MICOCCI President jmicocci@grandmedia.com JOHN MILLER Brand Director jmiller@grandmedia.com BRUCE BENNER Director of Strategic Development JACK LEVINE Director of GRANDpartners for GRANDparents ROBIN RIDDELL Director of Special Events rriddell@grandmedia.com ADVERTISING INFORMATION 866-327-9039 or ads@GRANDmagazine.com Mary Ann Kent, Associate Publisher makent@grandmagazine.com Harold Chambliss, Senior Account Executive hchambliss@grandmagazine.com ADVERTISING SAlES lisa Turner lisaturner@lmtmedia.com Janna Tamargo jtamargo@grandmagazine.com Kathy Carreira kcarreira@grandmagazine.com Michael Fiorillo II Senior Account Executive michaelf@grandmagazine.com MARKETPlACE ADVERTISING: Russell Johns Associates, LLC 800-237-9851 grand@rja-ads.com Michelle Briseño-Tucker (“Peppy Greenstockings,” page 28), at 40-something, says she’s had enough of being an overly serious perfectionist. After all, where’s the joy of life in that? Based on the law of physics, the dog will shed profusely on the Persian carpet, snails will devour more than their share of the garden’s bounty, and favorite socks with wanderlust will go forever missing. While learning not to sweat the small stuff, Michelle lives with her family and multiple pets in Ferndale, California, where she operates her all-natural skin-care business, Eden’s Kiss (www.edenskiss.com). Dr. lillian Carson (“Not So Grand,” page 24) is the author of The Essential Grandparent, winner of the 1996 Parent’s Choice Award, and The Essential Grandparent’s Guide to Divorce. Her television credits include the Today show, CBS Evening News, and appearances on CNN and MSNBC. Dr. Carson lives in Montecito, California, with her husband and enjoys grandparenting six grandchildren. Donne Davis (“The Magic of Lost Teeth,” Grand Central, page 16) is the San Francisco Peninsula Regional Editor of GRAND; a newspaper columnist (“The Go-To Grandma”); and the founder of the GaGa Sisterhood, a network of women who are “gaga” for their grandchildren. Donne, who has also been a freelance writer and a college counselor, attributes her vibrant energy and ability to get down on the floor with her two granddaughters to her 20 years of yoga. She and her husband live in Menlo Park, California. KRISTA J. SMITH Coordinator, Sales and Marketing ROBIN RIDDELL Circulation Coordinator BRETT FADELEY Chief Financial Officer MARK COLEMAN, CPA Controller FOLEY & LARDNER, LLP legal CENTELLA COMMUNICATIONS Internet Technology BOARD OF ADVISORS Richard J. Anthony, Sr., The Solutions Network; Marti Barletta, The Trendsight Group; Dr. Lillian Carson, Author; Brigitte Castellano, National Committee of Grandparents for Children’s Rights; Lawrence Chimerine, Ph.D., Radnor International Consulting; Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D., Age Wave; Brent Elrod; James J. Gilmartin, Coming of Age, Inc.; Brent Green, Brent Green & Associates; Leslie M. Harris, Ph.D., Mature Marketing Research, LLC; Tom Mann, TR Mann Consulting; Andrew M. Nibley, Marsteller; Chuck Nyren, Nyren Agency; Ilene Rapkin, I Openers Holding Company, LLC; Anne Strozier, Ph.D., Florida Kinship Center. University of South Florida; Matt Thornhill, Boomer Project; Gerard Wallace, Albany Law School; David Wolfe, Wolfe Resources; Kathryn and Allan Zullo, Authors MAY JUNE 2008 GRAND 10 Sally Wendkos Olds (“Super Granny,” Grand Central, page 16) has written 10 books, including The Complete Book of Breastfeeding, The Eternal Garden and Helping Your Child Find Values to Live By. Her latest book, which will be published in March, is Super Granny: Cool Projects, Activities and Other Great Stuff to Do with Your Grandkids. She is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in English literature. “It’s never too late to live your dreams—I ran a marathon at 60, trekked in Nepal at 70, bungee-jumped at 73…” Barbara Knauf (“Preserving the Story,” Grand Central, page 20) is a photographer, poet and writer who lives in Jupiter, Florida. 10 GRAND NOVEMBER DECEMBER 2008
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008

Grand Magazine - November/December 2008
Grand View
Contents
Isn't It Grand?
Grand Central
Ask Grand
Grand Gestures
Just So We Know
Full House-Full Heart-Full Time
First, Serve
On the Cover: Vice President-Elect Joe Biden
Incredibly Hip High-Tech Gifts
Foreign Exchange
Home (and Hungry!) for the Holidays
Being the Peace
Reunions
Together Time
Read Aloud
Grand Bazaar
Resources
Grand Finale
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Contents
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Isn't It Grand?
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Grand Central
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Ask Grand
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 25
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Grand Gestures
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 27
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Just So We Know
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 31
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Full House-Full Heart-Full Time
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 35
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - First, Serve
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 39
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - On the Cover: Vice President-Elect Joe Biden
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 41
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 42
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 43
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Incredibly Hip High-Tech Gifts
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 46
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 47
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Foreign Exchange
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 49
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 50
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 51
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Home (and Hungry!) for the Holidays
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Being the Peace
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Reunions
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Together Time
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Read Aloud
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Grand Bazaar
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Resources
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Grand Finale
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