Monthly Archives: June 2015

Health Care Lessons from Avril Lavigne

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When Illness Disrupts Ability to Work Lavigne bedridden because of a mystery illness was told by top doctors it was all in her head. and her experience i s all too common. Noted previously, women are far more likely than … Continue reading

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Aptitudes and Skills in Popular Movies

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Taken & The Shawshank Redemption So I have already noted previously that the most chilling self-evaluation of one’s skill set is probably uttered by Liam Neeson’s character during a phone call in the film Taken… “What I do have are a particular … Continue reading

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Blog Update

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Jan Accommodation Post Updated… Jan Accommodation And Small Town Newspapers post… Aptitudes in Action: Classic TV and Hit Movie 4 lessons uploaded on Teachers Pay Teachers… Notes from Dad. http://tinyurl.com/o9vtxq7 Dream Goal Word Play http://tinyurl.com/phl333m Movie Titles Q & A … Continue reading

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Why Small Town Newspapers Are Thriving Despite the Web

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Entrepreneurship and Journalism Back in April, journalism professor, Judy Muller, recently appeared on C-Span to talk about her book, Emus Loose in Egnar: Big Stories from Small Towns. And how and why contrary to popular belief, many small newspapers continue to thrive … Continue reading

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Personality Traits of Mini Aretha Franklin

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Johanna Colon UPDATE: Youtube has removed the official video since it went viral… But it can be seen on ABC News. The link has been added to this list. Granted this video is off the charts in the adorable factor… … Continue reading

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How A Food Blog Landed A Movie Deal

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Lessons And Inspiration for Aspiring Writers Back in 2002, Julie Powell, an aspiring writer with a day job she disliked, decided to start a blog in her spare time. The posts would chronicle for a year her daily attempt to … Continue reading

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Fired Colorado School Lunch Worker Becomes Own Boss

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When Personal Values Clash With Work Policy Amazing story that highlights absurd aspect s of bureaucratic policy and why some seek alternatives… Several thoughts yesterday as I watched Della Curry’s interview on CNN: From the district’s point of view, the cafeteria … Continue reading

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Food Network Searches For the Next Star

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Season 11 Season 11 of The Next Food Network Star starts this weekend. And the ever present ad offers a few glimpses of contestants: one proclaims destiny and Hollywood while another mentions a specific target group for her culinary skills…children. If … Continue reading

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