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Marquette, Michigan  –  January 30, 2014  – Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of interesting “Occupy Facebook” posts on my Facebook Feed.  I’ve seen movie and book posts, but the one I like the best is the Occupy Facebook with Art posts.  These posts start with some variation of this text: “The idea is to […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 29, 2014  -  When you’re sick, the last thing you may want to do is get up and go to the gym. If you’ve been making steady progress with your workouts though, it might be difficult to “wimp out” and skip a workout. Stay Home or Tough it Out  -  Well, […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 28, 2014  -  National Kazoo Day? Yep! Of all the goofy holidays I know, this one is definitely my favorite. I can’t help but smile every time I see a kazoo — especially if said kazoo is in the hands of a small child. I know, the noise can be irritating, […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 21, 2014  -  Give yourself some extra time today if you’re heading out in your car. The roads are ice-covered and slippery. I came across a two-car accident at the entrance of the Marquette Mall on my way back from the gym. Remember to slow down when the roads are bad. […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 20, 2014  – Seriously. According to the USDA, an average-sized baked potato with the skin has TWICE as much potassium as an average-sized banana. If you read my first story, Recovering From a Sports Injury and Losing Weight with the Help of a Trainer, you know that I’m trying to make […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 14, 2014  -  Break out your pet’s best outfits today — it’s National Dress Up Your Pet Day! I have a German Shepherd Dog named Nova that will put up with just about anything from my daughter. They are growing up together and are best friends. So it’s never a surprise […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 13, 2014  -  Three years ago, I broke my leg playing rugby. A metal plate and six screws were needed to repair the break. Since then, I’ve been gaining 30-35 pounds a year. I tried several times to get back into a workout routine and lose weight. Each time I wound […]

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Ishpeming, Michigan – January 9, 2014 -  The first thing in my Facebook feed this morning was a link to the LATimes.com article entitled “Nation’s first bookless public library system opens.” I really can’t imagine a library without books. The main attraction of a library, at least for me,  is BOOKS! I love finding dusty […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 7, 2014  -  The holiday season is over and flu season is in full swing. It seems like everyone is coughing and sneezing. Here are some common sense tips to help prevent the spread of the flu virus and other germs: Avoid close contact with people who are sick and, if […]

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  Marquette, Michigan  -  January 3, 2014 – Marquette school teacher, Sue Switzer and her daughter Sara Switzer, Customer Service Rep at Range Bank in Calumet, wrote The Packer Pledge of Allegiance to show their support for their beloved Green Bay Packers. Packer Pledge of Allegiance I pledge allegiance to Lambeau Field, home of the […]

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