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Loose-Leash Walking

A Ruff Life

Whether you have a dog that lives indoors or outdoors, a daily walk on a leash is crucial. It not only provides exercise for your dog, but it also helps with bonding and problem behaviors such as barking and digging. ...

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I got one of THOSE phone calls just before my Dec. 1, 2000 birthday. “Hey Rog, this is Steve. Still following your dreams?” he asked. The year before, Steve had been my host and guide for what became the “South ...

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Movie Review: Interstellar

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Interstellar (Paramount/Warner Brothers, 2014) begins in a strange way, with clips of elderly people recalling the great Dust Bowl. Except this dust bowl didn’t happen in the 1930s. It happened somewhere around the middle of this century, the future to ...

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‘I Can Do Something…’


As a young person, I too often hear the words “You’re just a child. What can you do?” Adults forget that they were once young too, or maybe they remember that they too had been powerless at one time in ...

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Top 5 Thanksgiving Movies

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As a middle child, and self-proclaimed sufferer of MCS (middle child syndrome), I know what it’s like to be overlooked or ignored. So, Thanksgiving, I feel your pain. You’ve been sandwiched between grand old Halloween and merry, merry, merry, CHRISTMAS! ...

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Tips From Tip

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Vote on Dec. 6 I hope you voted in the recent election and the outcome was to your satisfaction. But your job is not over; you still have a vote to cast on December 6. All registered voters get to ...

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Holiday Roast Beef

Stir Dat Pot

Hello, everyone! It’s time to “Stir Dat Pot” again! Last time we went for an amazing Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie. I hope you’ve had a chance to try it out, and maybe freeze one or two before Thanksgiving. Speaking of ...

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