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Why do we eat turkey on Thanksgiving?

Pity the turkey It is the day before Thanksgiving and by this time cooks across the country are prepping and stuffing turkeys for the big Thanksgiving feast. Approximately 45 million turkeys will have the place of honor at this traditional meal. But why do we eat turkeys on the day for giving thanks.  Wouldn’t a

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More on the death of the Twinkies

People everywhere are contemplating the demise and eternity of the Twinkie. The pictures below speak for themselves:

 
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Save the Twinkies

The future looks bleak. Some people are depressed over the election results, there are wars and rumors of wars, we have constant threats of terrorist attacks, and there is a sex scandal in Washington (imagine that). We have faced all these crises before and survived but this time we may have to do it without

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Twinkies maker Hostess plans to go out of business

Save the Twinkies! How can we live without them   from the Columbus Dispatch   Twinkies maker Hostess plans to go out of business.

 
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Thanksgiving Blessings

This poem was written by my dear friend, Anne Voight, and she has it on her blog at www.homekeynotes.com. Enjoy!    

 
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We Are Marshall

  Do you remember what you were doing 42 years ago today, November 14, 1970? It is not an easily recognizable date to the average American; however, some sports fans and most Marshall University alumni painfully remember this date as the day their  football team perished in a flaming plane crash. The chartered Douglas DC-9

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Employers let workers know their politics

     from The Columbus Dispatch Nov. 3, 2012  Editor’s Note–this is a followup on the post “Who wants to buy your vote?” Business owners say they’re doing what unions typically do As Election Day nears, more business owners and executives are emphasizing to their employees how important it is to vote in the presidential

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It’s almost over: Just 5 days, 7,000 ads left

To accompany the post I made a couple of days ago, Who wants to  buy your vote? (http://dobbie.icrewdigital.com/2012/10/31/who-wants-to-buy-your-vote/?doing_wp_cron=1351883029.7645919322967529296875) in which I talked about the saturation of political ads, the Columbus Dispatch says today that with five days to go before the election we have just 7,000 more presidential ads to sit through. That equals one

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I will have my children’s books and soft sculptures for sale

 
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Who wants to buy your vote?

    Whether you are a liberal or conservative, Democrat, Republican, or independent, I think there is one thing we can all agree on. We have had enough of the political ads! If you live in a political battleground state as I do, you know how saturated the TV time has been with mostly negative

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