Getty ImagesThe Washington Post When you were a kid, you probably played with your toys for a while, then ditched them in favor of new, better goodies, and forgot they even existed. (Don't like: You let your Tamagotchi starve after three days.) But if your parents are anything like mine, some of those gems are probably still hanging out in your childhood basement. Here’s the thing: Some of those toys are worth a lot of money these days. So...time to start digging through your old stuff. 1 Tamagotchi Mothra Clear Blue Tamagotchi ebay.com $260.00 Remember Tamagotchis, those beeping creatures that you were supposed to “feed” and take care of regularly? Some of them are actually worth some solid coin these days, including this “rare” version on eBay. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Advertisement - Continue Reading Below 2 Nintendo Game Boy Original Nintendo ebay.com $899.99 Game Boys were EVERYWHERE in the '90s and if you … [Read more...] about 11 ’90s Toys That Might Make You Rich If You Still Have Them
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By Pati Navalta Poblete Updated 5:23 pm PDT, Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Touro University on Mare Island offers graduate degrees in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, nursing, public health and education. Touro University on Mare Island offers graduate degrees in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, nursing, public health and education. Photo: Manuel Angel Touro University students work in their classroom at the private, not-for-profit university, established in 1997 on Mare Island. Touro University students work in their classroom at the private, not-for-profit university, established in 1997 on Mare Island. Photo: Manuel Angel Solano Community College has a new auto tech center that gives Vallejo students hands on training as part of the school auto program. Solano Community College has a new … [Read more...] about From health care to engineering, to auto tech, colleges expand in Vallejo
Tracee M. Herbaugh, Associated Press Updated 7:36 pm PDT, Tuesday, September 18, 2018 In this Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 photo, gallery craftsmen lower a display case over two antique Winnie the Pooh bears while preparing the "Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic" exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. The show opening Saturday, Sept. 22, comprises nearly 200 original drawings, letters, photographs and early editions. less In this Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 photo, gallery craftsmen lower a display case over two antique Winnie the Pooh bears while preparing the "Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic" exhibit at the Museum of Fine ... more Photo: Charles Krupa, AP In this Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 photo, a gallery craftsman hangs vintage drawings of Winnie the Pooh while preparing the "Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic" exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. The show opening Saturday, Sept. 22, … [Read more...] about ‘Silly old bear’: New exhibition celebrates Winnie-the-Pooh
ACCRA, Ghana — It had been 12 years since Rita Sarpong went home to Ghana. She’d missed siblings’ weddings, the births of nieces and nephews, even the death of her father, sacrificing time with her own family so that she could help frail, aging Americans stay at home with theirs.Almost up to the moment she boarded the plane, Sarpong was working nearly around the clock. A home health aide, she cared for a 90-year-old retired insurance agent with severe arthritis by day. Then at night, she drove from Newton to Wrentham to look after a woman in her 80s who was prone to falling. Related Links Stranger in the house That made for 104 hours a week of work that was equal parts tedious, stressful, exhausting, and essential. After she reached Logan Airport, dragging three suitcases loaded with gifts for her family — mainly used clothes from her closet — Sarpong collapsed in her seat. For the next nine hours, as food carts rolled by carrying lunch, dinner, … [Read more...] about PIPELINE FROM AFRICA: Recent immigrants do much of the low-paying, back-breaking work of caring for frail Americans at home. Back home, they’re seen as success stories.
PUBLISHED: 23:00 10 August 2018 | UPDATED: 23:00 10 August 2018 Steve Russell Elodie with Dudley Moore after visiting him on set as Patch the Elf in Santa Claus The Movie. ‘He was such a kind man, and endlessly patient, she recalls.’ Picture: Copyright Mike Martin and Suzy Kendall Archant Sometimes, when doing your research before an interview, you chance upon something fascinating. The name of Elodie Harper’s mother rang a bell. Suzy Kendall – an actress whose credits include the 1967 film To Sir, with Love that starred Sidney Poitier and Lulu. And who was married to comedian Dudley Moore (news to me) before they divorced and Suzy went on to wed Elodie’s father. Elodie launches The Death Knock at Jarrold’s in Norwich Picture: Andrea BinforSo is Wikipedia right or is that a fantasy that’s slipped through?“Yes, it’s true. My mum is former actress Suzy Kendall and her ex-husband Dudley Moore was my … [Read more...] about Writer and Anglia TV reporter Elodie Harper: I wish I’d got to know my godfather Dudley Moore better