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Fishing with Upbeat in Newport, Oregon!

Upbeat Photo Burst! On the cover: March 2018 First Humor

“Dad, will you make me breakfast?”, a son asks his dad. Dad: [Waves hand over his son like a magician]

“Poof, you’re breakfast!” ~

A robber broke into my house last night looking for money... So I woke up to look with him.

First Quote: I cannot even

imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of

Upbeat visits Asheville, North Carolina!

Hi Paul! Greet- ings from Ashe- ville, North Carolina at the beautiful historic Omni Grove Park Inn. I enjoyed reading my issue of Upbeat Times sitting in a Stick- ley Morris chair at the Palm Court waterfall. I love your paper and read every issue cover to cover! Thanks so much for publishing it!

~Tracey Lin Schafer of Windsor

ABOUT: The Grove Park Inn is an historic resort hotel on the western- facing slope of Sunset Mountain within the Blue Ridge Mountains, in Asheville, North Carolina. It is a AAA Four-Diamond Hotel and has been since 2001. It has been visited by many United States’ presidents and many other notable personages. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the hotel is an example of the Arts and Crafts style. It also features a $44 million, 40,000-square-foot, modern subterranean spa, which placed #13 worldwide in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Hotel Spas in 2008. The Grove Park Inn is a member of the Historic Hotel of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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I found Upbeat Times 18 yrs ago. I’ve enjoyed every issue and been able to share facts and jokes with my now 19 yr old daugh- ter. Our photo on our annual ski trip to Snowbird was included in the March 2012 or 13 issue(dog on cover). I have a photo from our 2018 ski trip at the same spot. Snowbird, UT, top of the tram at 11,000 ft. with Upbeat Times! Look forward to every issue! Thanks for putting us on the cover! ~ Ron

Upbeat at Lovers Point, Monterey, California!

friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot

more fun. Charles R. Swindoll

~ First Facts & Trivia ~

Although he made his mark by introducing Christian- ity to Ireland in the year 432, St. Patrick wasn’t Irish himself. He was born to Ro- man parents in Scotland or Wales in the late fourth century.

New York City’s Saint Patrick’s Day

Parade is one of

Happy Upbeat Times at Lovers Point in Monterey, CA! Cheers! ~ Rose Lamanna of Sonoma County!

the world’s largest pa- rades. Since 1762, 250,000 marchers have traipsed up Fifth Avenue on foot – the parade still doesn’t allow floats, cars, or other modern trappings.

We believed in our idea - a family park where parents and children could have fun together. ~ Walt Disney

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