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General
Near wins and finger puppets

After two weeks in an Olympic-induced comma, I couldn’t stop thinking about those who almost made it— the bobsled team that fell behind by two...

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A jar of moral obligations

At the beginning of December, store shelves were brimming with Advent calendars filled with chocolates.
Not for me. I was presented with an “Advent Jar”...

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Northern Lights Unplugged

Okay, folks, loosen up. Today’s challenge is a biggie. We’re going to pick a stunning place to visit, take in a breathtaking, awe-inspiring, once-in-a-life time...

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A rodent ate my garnish

The waiter explained that the restaurant had a rodent problem. I’m still speculating on what happened when he returned to the kitchen to explain to...

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All I need

When you pack for your vacation, what is “all you need?”

Assume that the basics of life are covered (i.e. food, shelter).
These are...

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