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Book Review: College Transfer Guide

A few years ago, I met Susan Henninger at the Chautauqua Writers’ Festival. Since then, she and I have loosely kept in touch. She helped me with some key research for my writing project, and I connected her with a

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7 Things Your Veterinarian Wants You to Know

All around the world, pets play an important role in the human family structure. In addition to their day-to-day care, managing their health can be complicated. A good relationship with a qualified, caring veterinarian can help navigate the many options in

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Posted in Consumer Life, Daily Life, Family, Health, Nutmeg and Nora, Pets

Contacts and Carry-Ons: What About Saline?

“Contact solution is considered medically necessary and allowed in containers in excess of 3.4oz.” (TSA – July 21, 2017) If you wear contact lenses and you’ve traveled by air, you’ve probably made a special trip to the store for contact-lens

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Posted in Consumer Life, Health, Travel

What’s Your Favorite Movie?

A few months ago, I began to partner with DVD.com, a Netflix Company. They gave me free access to movies for a year, and in return, I give them feedback and post about the ones that inspire me to write about them.

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7 Things I Like About Netflix DVDs

I’m a movie buff (junkie). I like to be transported into another time and place (escape). I like a darkened movie theater with Surround Sound for a total immersion experience, but there’s something to be said for watching movies in

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7 Things to Know About Standing Rock and DAPL

The small whisper at Standing Rock in North Dakota and South Dakota, has become an alarm as conflicts between protestors and government officials continue to intensify. The matter at hand is complicated, with passionate arguments being made on both sides.

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Posted in Consumer Life, Daily Life, Environment, Technology

7 Things to Do If Your Candidate Loses

After a divisive presidential election cycle, which pitted neighbor against neighbor and split the country down the middle, there will be many disappointed people after the results are announced. Chances are, you might be one of them. Here are seven

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Posted in Consumer Life, Culture, Daily Life, History, World Affairs

7 Things to Know about Credit Card Fraud

The other morning, at breakfast, my husband received a text from our credit card company. He asked me how much my meal cost at a dinner I attended the day before. “It was free,” I said. He then realized that

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Ban Plastic Shopping Bags, Bottles? What About Shipping Materials?

If I’m away from home and forget my reusable water bottle, apparently, I shouldn’t be able to buy a recyclable bottle of water, because there are too many bottles in landfills. It’s just fine to buy a plastic bottle of

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Posted in Consumer Life, Daily Life, Environment, Food

Castor-Oil Packs – A Possible Panacea?

Considering castor-oil packs? If you’ve ever heard of castor oil itself, you might think of an old-time remedy having something to do with digestion. If you’re of a certain age, you might remember children enduring occasional doses of castor oil,

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