Monthly Archives: January 2013

Are you man enough to wear a red dress?

Every year a new percentage of women are made aware of this startling fact: heart disease kills more women every year than all forms of cancer combined. It’s a sometimes silent, potentially deadly, but predominantly preventable health issue. And every … Continue reading

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When is a lapel pin more than a lapel pin?

I was an English major in college. One of the big cornerstones of that concentration is the study of metaphor, of symbolism. And perhaps that thought process has stuck with me more than with some since that time. But what … Continue reading

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Patch it up

I’m sure at least half a dozen individuals can lay claim to this quote, but it’s very true when it was said that “It’s all been done before.” From hair styles to fashion, from music to movies, everything sees a … Continue reading

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Historic Day

This Monday is a pretty big day in our country. Not only is Monday Martin Luther King Jr. day, which has been celebrate for decades and always provides a renewed perspective on the history of our country, on where we … Continue reading

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The Global Religion

Happy World Religions Day! I’m sure many of you had no idea that was today, or even what it is, but every year on this day religious groups across the country and the world get together to discuss topics of … Continue reading

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It’s a dirty job… but someone has to do it!

I promise not to go into detail, but recently I had a run in with THE FLU. Many of you undoubtedly know exactly what I’m talking about, and for this, I’m sorry and I do feel your pain. The coughing … Continue reading

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Inauguration Day

With the inauguration coming up in a few days, both civilians and those working on Capital Hill are abuzz with¬†preparations¬†and excitement. And rightly so! In our country’s history, Barack Obama is only our 44th president, and with inaugurations taking place … Continue reading

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They want to suck your blood… The Red Cross, not vampires.

Happy New Year! Tis the season for resolutions, and I think something like that coincides perfectly with January being Blood Donor Awareness Month. Now that I type that it sort of sounds like we should be aware of people who … Continue reading

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