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Fine Margins
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Fine Margins

If they were to find joy, it would come from the margins. From the jump, the wide areas were clearly there for the home team with promotion aspirations and, just before the halftime whistle, the back of the net was finally rippled. Hernandez had found himself in acres of Yorkshire […]

The Debt of Youth and A Credit Repair Company to Help You Travel The World
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The Debt of Youth and A Credit Repair Company to Help You Travel The World

This story was sponsored by Lexington Law Firm. All the opinions and details expressed below and 100% true…unfortunately. Early days, I climbed the ladder up to my own personal debt ceiling one ‘$30 Friendly’s dinner with my first steady girlfriend’ rung at a time. I paid the minimums and paid […]

Dynamic Water (Life Lessons From Whitewater Rafting Down The Arkansas River in Colorado)
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Dynamic Water (Life Lessons From Whitewater Rafting Down The Arkansas River in Colorado)

There was little separating the early summer sun and us. Helmets, short sleeve wet suits that would absolutely kill in a comedy sketch back on dry land, tattered orange life vests that’ve been through a few wars at sea, and a lathering of spf 50 that should’ve really been reapplied […]

7 Life Lessons To Raise Good, Happy, Empathic, Kind and Organized Kids
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7 Life Lessons To Raise Good, Happy, Empathic, Kind and Organized Kids

Here are 7 life lessons to teach and behaviors to model that will produce good, happy, empathic, kind and organized kids. Every single parent has a wish list of adjectives they hope to use in describing their future grown-up children. Some of the words may change over time, as we […]

That Whole Circle of Life Thing
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That Whole Circle of Life Thing

I ordered my marriage neat, but ice cubes have been plunked in from on high and the damn things won’t melt. It’s colder than usual in here. We can see each and every breath. I’d settle for watered down, that’d be fine from here on out. I just don’t want […]

Little Lessons in Gratitude and Appreciating More Than What’s Directly In Front Of You
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Little Lessons in Gratitude and Appreciating More Than What’s Directly In Front Of You

It was our second-ever Frank Turner concert and the English frontman did the same thing on both occasions. Something 99.9% of bands don’t think to do. At some point near the middle of his passionate, blistering punk-folk sets, Turner paused above a steady but subdued back beat to show gratitude, […]

Every Child Should Take a Cruise, Here’s Why
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Every Child Should Take a Cruise, Here’s Why

It’s not only the 24-hour ice cream and free kid’s camp on board Carnival Cruise ships. There’s another, potentially life altering reason every kid should take a cruise. Whether it’s for a stretch of 4, 6, 7, 8 or 10 days, when a child cruises they gain not only the […]

Dear Kids, You Cannot Be Anything You Want
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Dear Kids, You Cannot Be Anything You Want

Kids, you may want to sit down for this. You too, mom and dad, although I trust, deep down, you already know what you’re about to read is true. Despite what everyone from your doting elementary school teachers to the encouraging dude at the barber shop has been telling you […]

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