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Book Review: The Lost Order by Steve Berry

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The Lost Order, the latest in the Cotton Malone series, finds our hero deep into his family’s own history. From the backwoods of Arkansas, to Civil War intrigues, to modern political machinations, and to the ¬†honored halls of the Smithsonian … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fearless and Free by Wendy Sachs

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In today’s day and age, the idea that you are able to stay in one job for the entire period of your career has been shaken to it’s core. That just doesn’t happen anymore. It is expected that by the … Continue reading

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On Words: Alternative Facts and Narratives…Lies, lies and damned lies

An important part of reading comprehension is determining what a fact is and what an opinion is. To understand more completely, let’s define each. A fact is a statement that is true and can be verified objectively, or proven. In … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean, by Jonathan White

Life. If you are interested in the ebb and flow of how life exists on planet Earth this book is for you. Understanding the nature of the oceans, and how it affects our daily lives has been a human endeavor … Continue reading

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On Words: Catastrophizing

Catastrophizing to view or talk about (an event or situation) as worse than it actually is, or as if it were a catastrophe¬†   The new Trump Administration is to take the reigns of governance on Friday. Many are happy. … Continue reading

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On Words: Happiness- Joy

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The facts: 2016 was actually a good year, and 2017 will be even better. As we enter a new year, there is so much negativity surrounding 2016, that people are simply waiting for the year to die. It’s as if … Continue reading

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On Words: Fake News, Opinionating Facts, Self-Deception, and the Demagoguery of Ideas

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. John Adams I wonder what our esteemed second President would make of the … Continue reading

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