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WRIGHT WAY: Holiday lights and ho, ho — huh?
When I was a child the most enchanting thing about Christmas was the colorful array of lights that decorated the holiday season. The appeal of a fluffy, jolly old man who lived at the North Pole kn...
Dec 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Melissa matter: Time for the grumpy to cheer up
So it seems, according to research, and to some people we ALL interact with from time to time that people laugh less and become grumpier as they age.
Nov 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: How to find a job
Living a simple life in today’s economy is wise, but it almost feels mandatory since there is little else most people can do except grin and bare it. Civil rights activist Whitney M. Young, Jr. sai...
Nov 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: Count your blessings
It’s been said if people are not thankful for what they have, they will not be thankful for what they are going to get. If this is true, it makes all the more sense to have an attitude of gratitude...
Nov 24, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library corner: Library offers gift ideas for those who have everything
Thanksgiving is upon us, which means the official start to the Christmas season begins Friday. Planning ahead for the holiday season helps to reduce the stress of this busy time of year.
Nov 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resolving problems through MOPTOL process
Some people multi-task. Some people compartmentalize. Some people pile. Ahhhhhh, say what? Pile. “Oh yeah!” a fellow pile-ophile said in seeming recognition. You put one bill or office file on top ...
Nov 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Go ahead, be thankful
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It’s the time of year we pause to be thankful for our blessings. Of course, being thankful is something we should practice all year long.
Nov 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speaking on emotional abuse
Cliff was a perfect eighth-grade student. He had to be. His father, a policeman, expected him to live the straight and narrow. Mistakes simply were not tolerated. Cliff complied. He wore his hair i...
Nov 14, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: Cremation — A burning question
I think my least favorite topic to discuss is funeral arrangements for my loved ones. I know at some point the subject must be broached, but not now. Never right now. It’s morbid enough to evoke th...
Nov 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Melissa matter: Birds of a feather ...
Most of us can recall a time when we were warned to choose our friends wisely. “You are the company you keep” is something we’ve all heard. The meaning behind this is two-fold; we are often judged ...
Nov 08, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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