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The marriage of Maisy and Oscar: Puppy love!

Family and friends attending the Aug. 10 wedding of Maisy and Oscar said it was one of the most beautiful of the summer. The ceremony was conducted by Scarlett Vesely, 8, daughter of Jon and Karly Vesely, and Ella Henry, … Continue reading

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10 Life Lessons You Can Learn From the Smartest Older People

Originally posted on TIME:
I’ve posted before about research into the most important life lessons we can learn from older people, taken from Karl Pillemer‘s excellent book, 30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans. Here’s…

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Here’s Why Amazon Is More Ruthless Than Walmart

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The recent dust-up between Amazon and publisher Hachette reminds us that retail is a brutal business—tough on employees, really hard on suppliers. Walmart, the largest physical retailer, and Amazon, the largest retailer online, illustrate the pain…

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In defense of grammar, spelling and punctuation

I was just reading a post on LinkedIn about how different generations in the workplace communicate – or not. I didn’t finish it. It got really long, and I admit, I lost interest. In the comments (sometimes I like them better … Continue reading

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Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Last Monday, I jumped in my car and drove to Point Pleasant, West Virginia. I’ve always been fascinated with the tragedy surrounding the collapse of the Silver Bridge and the mystery of Mothman. Finding Daniel Boone’s trading post and Chief … Continue reading

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For Scarlett

This is my buddy, Scarlett. It’s her first birthday coming up this weekend, and she’s moving. She’s going with her parents to live in the Altoona area, a couple of hours from here. She’s just starting to like to be … Continue reading

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“When I am writing, I am trying to find out who I am.”

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Maya Angelou by Spanglej, CC BY-SA 2.0. Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning. Find a beautiful piece of art.…

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