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Negative Political Ads

The Message of Negative Political Ads

The political campaign season is underway in the United States. It brings with it political advertising as candidates at all levels vie for your vote. Over the next few months almost every commercial break will include a negative ad from a candidate disparaging their opponent. Unfortunately (or fortunately depending how you look at it), I …

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Weekend Coffee Share

Weekend Coffee: What a World! What a World!

Often I can be found with my fingers wrapped around a nice steaming hot mug of caramel colored goodness sitting on the couch at my cousin’s house. She usually has a pot of coffee made and a cup sitting on the counter for me before I even come through the door. After hugs and kisses …

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Weekend Coffee Share

Weekend Coffee: Busy Days and Late Nights

A huge cup of coffee sits beside me as I try to stave off the sleepiness that lingers in my eyelids. They so want to close, but I have another busy day ahead. The last in a row of several that caused my current state of sleepiness. I can’t complain, though. One of those busy …

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Weekend Coffee Share

Weekend Coffee: Nourish

I pour coffee from a fresh pot. I love seeing the dark swirl around with the light creamer. It is like a dance. Once we have our coffees we settle in for an outdoor chat. Clouds pass overhead protecting us from the full force of the sun’s rays. The wind pushes some of the humidity …

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The Attack of the Fly

The Attack of the Fly

No, this isn’t the title of a sci-fi short story. This post is based on actual events. Here you will find a completely accurate and detailed account of what happened on the morning of June 16. Read at your own risk. It began like any other morning. My alarm went off and I hit snooze. …

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