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Summer time tunes

So here's summer!  So what are you listening to???  I suppose that your choice says something about your preferences, age, etc... but really, who cares!  We like what we like so if it's DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince doing Summertime, Mundy singing July, Mungo Jerry singing In the Summertime or even Alice Cooper with his classic Schools Out for Summer go ahead and turn the tunes up, take the top down, soak up the sun, have some fun and don't let it be a Cruel Summer!     

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At last...

In our office it could be Pink, Niall Horan, U2... there's no telling but listening to the radio the other day and changing channels when what did our wondering ears hear… Something melodic, something simple, something seductive, something big, something amazing that had me turn up the radio loud and sweep us to another time, another place. These things happen all the time to all of us; maybe when we’re driving, at home, at a party or out for the evening when a song just grabs you and takes you to a wonderful place that is completely magical.  The other...

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Voting, why do we get so crazy?!

Voting, why do people get so upset while expressing their choice?!  So the three of us in the office were talking about our positions on a very important matter and it started out with softly spoken opinions and in little time we all became entrenched into our beliefs without willing to concede the merits of the other view.  Eventually there was finger pointing, name calling and hurt feelings.  The final vote was one each for the two positions and one undecided.  How can we allow this type of behaviour when it comes to voting????  All this over...M&Ms or Smarties… by...

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They walk amoung us...

So me and my trusty sidekick were out the other night when she had to step out for a moment.  When my trusty sidekick returned she regaled me with a story of meeting a very young lady (8ish) and capped this amusing story with the pronouncement that this young lady was the oldest young person she had ever met.  We have all met young people like this who punch well above their age with simple observation, wit and (dare I say it) wisdom.  These chance encounters are usually brief and you never get to see how this amazing young person turns...

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The 3 'F's of Easter

So here comes another holiday and once again it is celebrated with the 3 'F's that make every holiday enjoyable and memorable... That's right, Food, Family & Friends!  The funny thing is that there will be some foods you won't like (my sister Jane, believes that mash potatoes are supposed to have lumps!!!) but without these minor train wreck of offerings it just wouldn't be the same... It would be better!  Seriously though, some of the best moments of the year revolve around breaking bread with family and friends so this Easter take some time to appreciate that when these 3 'F's...

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