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This is a sign of prophetic significance…

Tomorrow will be epic for tomorrow we receive the first and only Bill Y “The Legend” Ledden action figure. We also receive the first and only Bon Jovi fan action less figure. The Bon Jovi fan…

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Fairy Tales For Our Modern Times

August 2, 2017
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Psychologists have isolated new ‘fairy tale’ beliefs that have evolved in our society in recent years. All times in history have had their mythology and illusions that they believe in. Ours is no different. We…

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Germs or Motes? Waiting for the Frost

August 1, 2017
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I’ve been feeling crappy the last several days: either an oncoming summer cold or a bad allergy attack (and/or lack of sleep This is a third shift worker’s go-to explanation for everything). Considering all the…

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Mr. Male Person Guy Answers All Your Dating Questions

August 1, 2017
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Do you have a penis?  If so, you’ve probably done some pretty stupid stuff in your life.   Especially when it comes to dating.  Not only are many men failing miserably with the opposite sex*, but…

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My Personal War with a Backyard Mole

August 1, 2017
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I’m not a violent man. But everyone has their breaking point. And I’ve reached mine. If you’re a homeowner, there are three certainties in life: your property taxes will go up, the roof will need…

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For One New Jersey Town, Summer Project is a Snooze

August 1, 2017
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HO-HO-KUS, New Jersey.  This borough of Bergen County has an identity problem according to Mayor Tony Latanzio.  “Ever since I was a little kid,” he says ruefully, “we’ve been in the shadow of Paramus,” an…

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Can we not just see people instead of the color of people?

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More Adventures in Knitting

July 31, 2017
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“But, imbued from her childhood with a brooding sense of wrong, and an inveterate hatred of a class, opportunity had developed her into a tigress. She was absolutely without pity. If she had ever had…

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Hearts of Palm Pie and Why Life Is Hard

July 31, 2017
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Brazilian Entree CHICKEN AND HEARTS OF PALM PIE INGREDIENTS – DOUGH 4 cups flour (3 tablespoons more later) 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1½ cups lard or butter 1 egg INGREDIENTS – FILLING…

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Salad Lovers Toss as Crouton Shortage Looms

July 31, 2017
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GREEN RIDGE, Mo. Sam Jones has been a grain buyer in this small town for nearly four decades, but he wears an expression of concern as he watches farmers arrive at the local grain elevator…

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This stuff will last forever…

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There are rules to obey on a trip to Disneyland

July 28, 2017
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There are rules to obey on a trip to Disneyland

We said we’d wait at least another decade before going back to Disneyland after the last exhausting visit, but there we were, only two years later, going back. Such a reversal in not without precedent.…

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Bile Drive Helps Victims of “Cocktail Party Syndrome”

July 28, 2017
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NEEDHAM, Mass.  It’s only ten o’clock in the morning, but Mort Klark is sitting down at an outpatient clinic here to eat a heavy meal that looks like a picture from a TV dinner box; Salisbury…

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When your name is Thirsty Dave and you don’t have a cooler, you ask yourself…

What would MacGyver do?

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My inner youth has a thrill at the liquor store.

July 27, 2017
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When I look in the mirror lately, there’s a curious older woman looking back.  She has grey hair at the roots, some wrinkles, and two age spots on her cheek.  Oh yeah that’s me, I…

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Locals on Edge as Philatelists Descend on Small Town

July 27, 2017
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LONE JACK, Mo.  This town of 528 inhabitants southeast of Kansas City presents an idyllic face to a first-time visitor, with boys playing marbles on street corners and girls performing elaborate “Double Dutch” jump-rope routines in bare-dirt backyards. Lone…

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Please Stop and Vote for Cathy Sikorski

July 27, 2017
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This is a great national speaking engagement and when one of our writers are up for these, we do our best to help make it happen. Please read below and vote for Cathy Sikorski (…

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You can see right through this…

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The Princess and the Pee Stain

July 26, 2017
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Carol came downstairs this morning berating me, since she’d slipped on the path of rose petals I’d strewn along the steps to welcome her to the new day. You try to do something nice for…

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Losing words? Here are some new ones

July 26, 2017
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When I can’t sleep, or if I get bored while driving, sometimes I’ll amuse myself by making up words. If getting older means I’m going to start forgetting words—or at least have trouble retrieving them…

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My Body & Organized Labor

July 26, 2017
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My body has unionized. Every year I’m presented with more and more demands. When I was young, I was able to exploit and abuse my body—make it work overtime without compensation. And I could make…

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