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Cheerios

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Featured, Food | Comments Off on Cheerios

General Mills really stumbled onto something in 1941 when they made some oat...

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Johnny Rivers

Posted by on Aug 13, 2013 in Singer | Comments Off on Johnny Rivers

Okay, Johnny Rivers was the King of Covers. Granted. But does every recording...

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Jeff Bridges

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in Actor, Featured | Comments Off on Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges is now in the fifth decade of his acting career – the sixth,...

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National Gallery of Art

Posted by on Jul 31, 2013 in The Arts | Comments Off on National Gallery of Art

It’s impressive what one man with a vision – and lots and lots of...

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Lou Gehrig

Posted by on Jul 29, 2013 in Featured, Sports | Comments Off on Lou Gehrig

With the game of baseball embroiled in one of the biggest scandals in its...

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Finding Nemo

Posted by on Jul 22, 2013 in Film | Comments Off on Finding Nemo

Pixar has never made a bad movie. (Brave and Ratatouille are forgettable, but...

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The Outer Banks, North Carolina

Posted by on Jul 5, 2013 in Featured, Travel | Comments Off on The Outer Banks, North Carolina

Just a ribbon of land off the coast of North Carolina, the Outer Banks are a...

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“America the Beautiful”

Posted by on Jul 3, 2013 in Holiday | Comments Off on “America the Beautiful”

“America the Beautiful” is in our pantheon of greatest patriotic...

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Born in the U.S.A. (album)

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in Featured, Music | Comments Off on Born in the U.S.A. (album)

Seven albums into his amazing career, Bruce Springsteen threw his devoted fans...

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D-Day

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 in History | Comments Off on D-Day

  The size and scope of the D-Day operation grows more amazing as time...

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