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You See It; You Own It, Part I

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Things weren’t going well and my boss called me into his office. “If you see a problem, you own it.” Great advice. You see a piece of litter; you own it. Pick it up. What a blight plastic bottles and fast food containers are. What a curse. What sorry, lazy, no…

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Getting Busted For Bruce

 

By Tammy Davis   My parents get the credit or the blame for my love of live music.  Maybe they wanted to expand my horizons.  Maybe they had an extra ticket and no babysitter.  Either way, I’m thankful that I got hauled around to shows at an early age.  My best friend begged me not…

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Top Grossing Movies – August, 12, 2019

 

Week of 08/09/2019 to 08/15/2019 Rank Title Weeks Weekend Gross Cumulative 1 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw 2  $25,265,795  $108,379,575 2 Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark 1  $20,915,346  $20,915,346 3 The Lion King 4  $20,205,322  $473,309,148 4 Dora And The Lost City Of Gold 1  $17,431,588  $17,431,588 5 Once Upon A…

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Why Fiber is Important and How to Get More in Your Diet: Plus Pasta Primavera Recipe

 

By Kay MacInnis, Registered Dietitian, Providence Health   Fiber is found in a wide variety of foods we eat, and is important to our digestive and cardiovascular systems. It helps lower cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar, and control our weight. A recent study published in the January 2019 Lancet found that, when compared to those who…

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David and Goliath and Ike

 

By Tammy Davis   Most Junior Counselors love rest time.  They get a break while the kids are napping.  Not, Ike, one of my newest helpers.  Ike cannot deal with the quiet.  Ike knows his strengths and weaknesses. It took me a while, but I finally figured out what this boy needed.  He needed to…

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Paradise Lost

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   The flowers you see here need no introduction. Nonetheless, I will give them one. They are stargazer lilies. Their fragrance is a subtle floral trace yet intoxicating and if their pollen touches a white blouse or shirt a yellow stain results, one impossible to remove. I rescued the flowers from my…

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Rebuild Upstate breaks repair record with 103 homes served in six months

 

When it comes to repairing homes and changing lives, few do it better than Rebuild Upstate. And they have the numbers to prove it. The agency set a goal of 100 homes repaired in the first half of 2019 and they exceeded it by the end of July – reaching 103 homes, 285 total projects…

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Top Grossing Movies – August 5, 2019

 

Theatrical grosses from comScore   Week of 08/02/2019 to 08/08/2019 Rank Title Weeks Weekend Gross Cumulative 1 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw 1  $60,038,950  $60,038,950 2 The Lion King 3  $38,520,022  $431,163,100 3 Once Upon A Time In Hollywood 2  $20,010,534  $78,828,009 4 Spider-Man: Far From Home 5  $7,904,057  $360,477,982 5 Toy Story…

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Why Scallops Are Healthy: Plus Recipe for Grilled Scallops

 

By Kay MacInnis, Registered Dietitian, Providence Health   Time to get fishy!!! Scallops are an easy way to get calcium and Vitamin B 12, iron, magnesium and zinc. They’re low in calories which makes them fit nicely into a weight loss program. Only 94 calories in 3 ounces. There is a small amount of omega…

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An Osprey’s View Of The Coast

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   My family and I spent a week at the beach last week. We had a great time and did things tourists do. We hit seafood places and tourist traps. You know, places where folks buy overpriced T shirts, coffee mugs, trinkets, and sunshades. Get yourself a pair of cheap sunglasses as…

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