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First Quote: A good

teacher, like a good

entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his

lesson. John Henrik Clarke

Jalynn Serpa (recent Grad) and sister Ashlen, a sophomore, celebrate with Upbeat Times at The Vatican Museum in Rome, Italy & in Paris France with the Eiffel Tower in the background! Sent to us by Harry Coffey of Sonoma County


The Vatican a total of 54 museums, with the last ones being the Sistine Chapel with its ceiling decorated by Michelangelo and the Stanze della Segnatura decorated by Raphael.

It is said that the Vatican Museums contain the world's largest collection of art with 9 miles of pieces, which could wrap four and half times around the Vatican walls.

Pg 2 • AUGUST 2019 • UPBEAT TIMES, INC. As long as I'm enjoying swimming, I will keep swimming. ~ Cate Campbell ... & Rome, Italy!

Sonoma County, CA. ~ For- get the gym, all you really need is a one-minute daily guffaw and you’ll get the same benefits as a 45 minute work- out according to German Ge- lotologist, Professor Gunther Siekl’s 2005 study – and he should know as Gelotology is the study of laughter and humor and their effect on the human body. As a result of his and related studies we know laughter can boost your im- mune system, strengthen your heart, release endorphins, help reduce pain, improve mental health and well being.

Norman Cousins, author

of “Anatomy of an Illness” (and 10 other books), wrote about how he cured himself of Ankylosing Spondylitis, a debilitating form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine

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On the Cover: Upbeat Times in Paris, France... Laughing Matter

Health IS a By Pamela Rand


FirsT HumoR

A mom texts, "Hi! Son, what does IDK, LY, & TTYL mean?" He texts back, "I Don't Know, Love You, & Talk To

You Later." The mom texts him, "It's ok, don't worry about it. I'll ask your sister, love you too."

Facts & Trivia # 1

Lightning strikes the Earth 100 times every second.

February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.

A rainbow can be seen only in the morning or late afternoon. It can occur only when the sun is 40 degrees or less above the horizon.

La Paz, Bolivia has an average annual temperature below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. However, it has never recorded a

zero-degree temperature. Same for Stanley, the Falkland Islands, and Punta Arenas, Chile.


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