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contributors Judy pugh (“Saying Goodbye,” page 22) is the author (as J.L. Smith) of Reporting for Doodie: One Grandmother’s Story of Commitment, Frustration and Unwavering Love . Her background includes more than 20 years in marketing and public relations. Grand’s regional editor for Los angeles, Judy lives in Long Beach, California. debbie Baisden (“The Perils of the Purse,” page 28) lives with her husband, Gary, and two of her five children in, as she says, “deep East Texas.” a former university administrator, she is the grandmother of three boys (and still has a 4-year-old daughter at home). Her last article for Grand was “Grand-Proofing” . Grand The magazine for grandparenTs www.grandmagazine.com WEndY rEId CrISP editor in Chief SIMOnE TIEBEr art director MarY ann COOPEr senior editor CHrISTInE BETTEnCOUrT Copy editor Jeanne sager (“necessities, Not,” page 26) is a freelance writer and mom who’s managed just fine without the $800 stroller and has only the tiniest stroke of lust in her heart for those leather baby booties. She is a contributing writer to Babble.com’s Strollerderby , and her work appears regularly in parenting magazines and on her blog, Inside Out . HOLLY LEnTZ editorial assistant Contributing editors rita o’Connell (“To My daughter-in-Law,” page 44) worked for the Hayward (California) Daily Review for 35 years, until she retired and moved to far northern California. Several of her many grandchildren have traveled with rita and her husband, Ed; and “one grandson, almost 24, is currently campaigning to go on another trip.” al martinez (“Sexy at Sixty,” page 34) is a long-time columnist for the Los Angeles Times and the author of several books, the most recent of which is Barkley: A Dog’s Journey. He has received a Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for Meritorious Public Services, among other honors. He lives with his wife, Cinelli, in Topanga Canyon. ruth nathan, Brigitte Castellano, Michelle Briseño-Tucker, Tiffany Sharpe, anna Gervait, Galen Miller, Fran Weber Teall regional editors Los Angeles: Judy Pugh Orange County (California): Pat Burns Tampa Bay: Barbara Hunting-Hanley New Jersey: Helaine Shilling San Francisco Peninsula: donne davis Metro Detroit: Suzanne Finley for CusTomer serviCe and address Changes mary ann Cooper (“The Hippest Grand of all?,” page 18) is the senior editor of Grand magazine and writes regularly on celebrity grandparents. She lives in new Jersey with her husband, Gary. Kara Williams (“50 ‘Hidden Treasure’ State Parks,” page 36) lives with her family in the Colorado rockies. Her recent writings have appeared in the Dallas Morning News and on Every Day with Rachael Ray. Kara’s last piece for Grand was “Top Ski resorts,” in november/december 2008. She blogs about travel at TravelingMamas.com . 727-323-9587 PrOdUCT rEVIEWS Please visit www.grandmagazine.com or products@grandmagazine.com Mail samples for review to Grand Magazine Editorial, 989 Milton, #3d, Ferndale, California 95536 Please visit www.grandmagazine.com Grand Media, LLC, allows carefully screened third parties to rent the Grand subscriber file from time to time. If you prefer that we not include your name, please write us at Grand Magazine, 4791 Baywood Point drive South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711 or e-mail admin@grandmagazine.com Grand - The Online Magazine for Grandparents Vol 5 no. 3 (ISSn 1553-9202) is published monthly by Grand Media, LLC 4791 Baywood Point drive South St. Petersburg, FL 33711 T-866-327-9039 F. 727-323-9587 Contents © 2009 by Grand Media, LLC nXTbook Media 8 GRAND MAY JUNE 2008 SUBMISSIOnS/QUErIES ruth nathan (“Take Care,” page 30) is an active board member for the Foundation for Early Literacy Learning. ruth’s doctoral work centered on early literacy, and she currently works with dr. anne Cunningham and graduate students at UC Berkeley developing major studies in the field of early childhood. ruth is a contributing editor of Grand, and she and her husband, Larry, have two grandchildren, Saul and Theodore. felicia Torres (“a day at the Spa,” page 32) lives in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and, as a photographer, has made a series of Webkinz video slide shows and posted them (as aminaspade) on YouTube . We recommend watching them all while cozied up with a giggly grandkid. Click and connect to more resources instantly where you see this symbol:  8 GRAND MARCH 2009
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - March 2009

GRAND Magazine - March 2009
GRAND View
Contents
GRAND Central
Isn't it GRAND?
The Hippest Grand of All?
Saying Goodbye
Necessities, Not
The Perils of the Purse
Take Care
Sexy at Sixty
50 ‘Hidden Treasure’ State Parks
Resources
GRAND Finale
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - intro
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GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - GRAND View
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GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - Contents
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GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 10
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - GRAND Central
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GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 15
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 16
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - Isn't it GRAND?
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - The Hippest Grand of All?
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 19
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 20
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 21
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - Saying Goodbye
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 23
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 24
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 25
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - Necessities, Not
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 27
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - The Perils of the Purse
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 29
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - Take Care
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 31
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 32
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 33
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - Sexy at Sixty
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 35
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 50 ‘Hidden Treasure’ State Parks
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 37
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 38
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 39
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - 40
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - Resources
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GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - GRAND Finale
GRAND Magazine - March 2009 - Cover3
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