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Hey, honey, I’m ho-o-me.

My positive refrain was “Oh, gee, how great it is to be alive.”

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Winnie the Pooh Saga Over 100 Years Old

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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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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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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Dense Breast Tissue Can Impede Detection of Breast Cancer – Warnings & Tips

Breast cancer is a great concern to all women at any age.  Fortunately, under normal circumstances, detection is relatively easy if we follow the rules:  monthly personal examinations and yearly mammograms.  The adage that early detection is one of the big solutions to catching and remitting the onset of cancer has now been thoroughly impressed […]

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Five Ways to Tame Your Road Rage

Five Ways to Tame Your Road Rage by Beverly Flaxington (Used with permission) There’s a big difference between observing reckless vehicular behavior and reacting to it with rage. It’s perfectly normal to be alarmed at poor driving and hopefully to respond defensively. But some of us get furious at times. We honk our horns. We […]

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Surviving Survivor Guilt

From Natural Disasters to Layoffs, Today’s World is Full of Tortured Survivors, Physician Says There wasn’t a name for the syndrome before the 1960s, when psychologists started recognizing a condition among patients who all happened to be Holocaust survivors. It came to be known as “survivor guilt.”  The affliction also affects those who have endured […]

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Surprising Survey on How Americans Shop

 Surprising Findings in New Nationwide Survey: Men Care More About Name Brands Than Women Do, Those With Highest Incomes Check Coupon Sites More Than Others               LOS ANGELES (May 18, 2011) – One size does not fit all when it comes to enticing online shoppers to  buy, according to a new consumer survey released today from SteelHouse […]

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Do You Push People Away When You Greet Them?

 So, How Are You?: Three Strategies for Striking the Balance between “Real” and “Rant” “So, how are you?” can be a difficult question to answer. Do you tell a white lie, or do you launch into a long description of why you’re not “fine”? According to Marla Tomazin, you don’t need to do either.            […]

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