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Winnie the Pooh Saga 100 Years Old Today

How many among us fondly recall the wonderful stories of  the “silly old bear,” Winnie the Pooh?  These stories were either read to us as children or we read them to our own children.  In the UK, Winnie the Pooh is the #1 fictional character among British children; in Canada, Winnie is the #2 favorite character, […]

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The Most Expensive Food In The World: 10 Lavish Alternatives To Your Everyday Dishes

 Wagyu beef steak sandwich, served open-face, with garlic aioli and accompanied by chips (fries)    Does the food ordered by the very rich taste similar to the food ordered by the average diners?  My guess is it isn’t.  Otherwise, why would wealthy people pay such HUGE prices for their meals out?  However, FinancesOnline.Com and writer Chris […]

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How to Jump Off the Excuse Train and Reach Your Goals

  Have you ever noticed that your excuses for not succeeding at something seem so logical at the time?  However, you may have also noticed that they don’t show up well under the light of reason.  Here is an article taken from News and Experts press release, sent to me by Ginny Grimsley.  It offers […]

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Quote from ancient times (click title)

Biography Author Profession: Philosopher Nationality: Greek Born: 384 BC Died: 322 BC Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/a/aristotle100762.html#HtKM5dc6fU2xygp3.99 Related articles Wind, Sand and Stars A Day in the Life of an Ancient Athenian Citizen Wisdom from Ancient Greece

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4 Ways Anyone Can Be More Like a Marine

What do the United States Marines mean to you?  For some around the world they mean terror; for others they are one of the stable standards of defense with honor.  Although I’m a Canadian, I am impressed with the way the Marines conduct themselves.  I watched “Blackhawk Down” the other day and was in tears […]

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New Post Up at Puppy Dog Tales

Chow Down – the Oreo Gobble – Part 1:  Read about the clash of wills between the mighty-but-inexperienced pet mom and her sweet-but-mightily-determined Shih Tzu puppy.  Guess what dirty, four-letter word makes us shudder in our household.  (Hint:  It begins with a “D” and ends with “T”.)

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The Three Blogs of Sandra Bell Kirchman

I read somewhere that blog followers are just as interested in the subject of a blog as they are the author.  Therefore, you may be interested in my other blogs, or you may not.  Heck, you might even want to touch base with them now and then just to see if I can really keep up […]

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Net Worth of Celebrities: Secret Tricks That LeBron and Other Stars Use To Save Money

Submitted by Alex Hillsberg Big income means big taxes. But not for some celebrities. Many of them know how to wiggle out of IRS’ tentacles to save money. And when you’re earning by the millions, your tax savings can also mean millions. The infographic below features some of the celebrities who were able to take […]

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Oprah and Ellen

Women make an average of 30% less than men: $.70 cents to a man’s $1.00. Women of color fair even worse when it comes to income—making just around $.64 cents to a white man’s dollar. While the odds are against the average woman, especially the average minority woman, in the United States some women have […]

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Press Release re New Director of the FBI

IACP ENDORSES COMEY NOMINATION   Alexandria, VA – The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) today endorsed the nomination of James B. Comey to serve as the next Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). “Throughout his career, Mr. Comey has demonstrated an unyielding commitment to safeguarding our nation,” stated IACP President Craig […]

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