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Failure is the path of least diligence

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It is a good thing that I’m not a landlord chasing people for rent payments.  Apparently, these days that is the path to failure. (wah wah wah) There is the  possibility that this fortune is supposed to say what it says and imply that you will fail if you are always renting a property, I […]

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Don’t confuse your sources.

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I have heard many people say “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” This is not true.  The aforementioned quote is primarily attributed to Albert Einstein, but this and other variations of the quote have been attributed to others as well including Benjamin Franklin, an […]

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For all intents and purposes: Stop. Think, then speak.

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I often hear people misquote this phrase and say “for all intensive purposes.” Ironically, they are often using the phrase to make themselves sound more educated and articulate, but misquoting a phrase does the exact opposite. The phrase “For all intents and purposes” means: for all practical purposes, or in every practical sense. If you […]

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Nothing left to take away

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Use a strong voicing. The phrase “I think” is quite often superfluous in any essay or article, since the author wrote the article one can only assume that EVERYTHING in the article is subject to that person’s bias and opinions, unless quoted or footnoted. The same might also be said for the phrase “I know,”  […]

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My first comic

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I often find humor in everyday life situations and I’ve always wanted to make a comic strip. Here is my first ‘official’ comic strip.  Hopefully this will be the first of many. Special thanks to www.stripcreator.com for making this comic possible with the tools to illustrate my dialog FAST!

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Shock Value – Stand Out From the Crowd

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In a bold move today – comedian, sports broadcaster, and all around great guy – Colin Cosell put out a public service announcement stating that he will not be wearing pants until more people watch hockey. Watch the PSA on the right. Akin to the classic 1981 poster campaign where a model makes promises to […]

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Elementary students put pen to paper to create books

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The article below was printed in The Norwalk Hour Thursday, May 6, 2010 Vol. 139 No. 126 http://www.thehour.com/story/486058 Photo from TheHour.com NORWALK By DANIELLE CAPALBO Hour Staff Writer Ryan Bud took a break from his memoirs to reflect. He never thought he’d be an author, he said. Not in his whole life. Meanwhile, in about […]