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Rain, fog, and a cool evening did not stop people from making their way to the Red Rock Lanes and Banquet Center in Ishpeming for the “$16,000 Storage Building of Your Dreams” Giveaway. Mama Russo’s served up a fantastic dinner with Yooper Brats, potato salad, pasta salad and my favorite taffy apple salad. People loved […]

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Verb: Transmogrify  (trans- MOH-gruh-fahy) Definition: To change in appearance or form, especially strangely and grotesquely: transform. Example sentence: My grandson’s favorite part of the movie was when the main character would transmogrify to a really scary entity before battle and then turn to a mild-mannered person afterwards.

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When a child is learning to walk and falls down 50 times, they never think to themselves, “Maybe this isn’t for me.”

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People who repeatedly attack your confidence and self-esteem are quite aware of your potential, even if you are not.

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Adjective: Licit  (LISS-it) Definition: Conforming to the requirements of the law: not forbidden by law: permissible. Example sentence: The program subsidizes farmers growing licit crops, such as rubber, cassava, and cocoa.

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Noun: Jactitation  (jak-tuh-TAY-shun) Definition: A tossing to and fro or jerking and twitching of the body. Example sentence: Jason was very glad that soon after the first dose of medicine, the jactitation of his body ceased and the seizure appeared to be over.

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At some point you just have to let go of what you thought should happen and live in what is happening.

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Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunities won’t.

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Verb: Extirpate  (EK-ster-payt) Definition: 1: To destroy completely or wipe out. 2: To pull out from the root. 3: To remove by surgery. Example sentence: Norma was a little nervous as she waited for the anesthesia to take affect so the dentist could extirpate her wisdom teeth.

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Adjective: Crackerjack  (CRACK-er-jack) Definition: Of striking ability or excellence. Example sentence: Katie is a crackerjack athlete who excels in soccer and softball.

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