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Negaunee – Teal Lake is mirror perfect again this morning. Just before this mornings sunrise, I purchased a fresh 24 ounce cup of Holiday Pantry Coffee in Ishpeming on the way into work. Two creams tamed the robust Columbia taste. I headed East toward Marquette. Umm…as I sipped and breathed in the bean aroma…umm…as my […]

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Adjective: Preprandial (pree-PRAN-dee-ul) Definition: Of, relating to, or suitable for the time just before dinner. Sample sentence: Although dinner was served late, the preprandial conversation was so diverting that no one minded.

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Studies have shown that people with pets live longer and healthier lives. Make sure your dog lives a long and healthy life by not allowing certain foods into the dog’s diet. Dogs should never consume alcohol, including beer, wine or liquor. Caffeine, such as coffee, tea, chocolate or colas should not be given to your […]

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Verb: Condone (kun-DOHN) Definition: To regard or treat (something bad or blameworthy) as acceptable, forgivable or harmless. Sample sentence: The school handbook explicitly states that the staff and teachers will not condone any sort of bullying.

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A higher dietary intake of folate from produce and folic acid from fortified foods and supplements may lower the risk of colon cancer. This news comes from a study involving more than 99,000 participants in a cancer prevention study who were followed for eight years. Folate, also known as vitamin B9, is found naturally in […]

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Noun: Hamartia (hah-mahr-TEE-uh) Definition: Tragic flaw Sample sentence: Greed was the hamartia that ultimately brought down the protagonist.

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If you have migraines preceded by a visual aura (such as flashes of light or intense patterns) special precision tinted lenses may help stave off headaches. The lenses have to be custom made for every patient, according to a researcher at Michigan State University who just published results of a small study. The research demonstrated […]

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Adjective: Contumacious (kahn-too-MAY-shus) Definition: Stubbornly disobedient: rebellious Sample sentence: Every morning I expect my teenage daughter to be contumacious when I try to get her out of bed at 6 a.m.

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Between this post and the last one, I guess you can say I’m covering the 90′s right now.  I’m a 90′s kid, I can’t help it! Anyways back to the post.. The Smashing Pumpkins after having broken up at the beginning of the 2000′s came back after about seven years and after a few lineup […]

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Get a move on. Exercise, including yoga, tai chi, and walking,has been shown over and over again to reduce pain. In fact, a study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that fibromyalgia patients who participated in a twice-weekly hour-long tai chi classes (a combination of slow movements, breathing, and meditation) for 12 weeks […]

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