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Sunday, April 27th, 2008 13:18:05

Interesting Articles, Sunday April 27, 2008

Making fuel in your backyard for under $1 per gallon New York Times, April 20, 2008 ACT: Walk the Walk - Interesting information on impact of walking more - references researcher who suggests that $1 higher per gallon of gas....

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Sunday, March 30th, 2008 13:07:19

Justifying Past Purchases with New Research: Now That’s Creative

Finally, a study backs up what we intuit. Seeing brand logos affect people's behavior. Isn't that the whole point of brand advertising? But wait, this study is not about brand advertising driving sales - this study is about brand images....

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Friday, March 28th, 2008 13:11:37

Tightening the Belt and the Return of the Vegetable Garden

The AP article title Sam's Club, Costco limit rice purchases as prices rise, by Marcus Kabel, caught my eye. Just last night, as my mother fixed rice for my children's dinner, she mentioned the increase in its price. At the....

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Wednesday, March 26th, 2008 13:11:03

Flowing Through Life

"That was quick, we weren't even in there 15 minutes," said my daughter Maggie while walking into the house after her hour and a half ballet lesson. She had resisted going to class, and I was glad that she had....

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Monday, March 10th, 2008 13:09:41

Spring Break, make sure you Break, so you will be ready to spring

Life today includes presidential campaigns, subprime mortgage problems, the war in Iraq, a possible recession, inflation with the additional pressure of being perpetually connected via technology to a world that no longer slows down, much less pauses. Wow, we really....

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Wednesday, February 20th, 2008 13:08:54

The Path to Health and Wealth, Giving and Helping Others

The economy is struggling. Some people cannot pay their bills. Others can pay their bills, but are concerned about prospects . Many are looking for the government to get involved to bail out those in need. Traditional political labels associate....

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Sunday, February 10th, 2008 13:03:25

The Land (and people) that I Love

Spring began last week. This week Easter is celebrated by Christians to commemorate the resurrection of Christ. It reminds us of God's ability to bring life where there was only death. In spring, the new buds on the plants remind....

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Friday, February 8th, 2008 13:02:00

Success in the Classroom; One Teachable moment at a time

Last week, I tagged along with a Leadership Atlanta group, and visited the Ron Clark Academy, a school that opened last fall in southeast Atlanta. It's named for the 2000 Disney American Teacher Award Winner and the lead figure in....

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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008 13:01:17

Truth and Consequences trumps “Love and Consequences”

The real story is almost as good as the fictional one but not quite. Cindi Seltzer Hoffman must have been shocked when she read "A refugee from Gangland," a February 28, 2008 profile in the New York Times™ Home and....

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Saturday, January 19th, 2008 12:53:24

Take a break and meditate

While hard work gets us ahead, there appear to be limits. It's often the times of rest and recovery that provide us with the energy we need to work hard. In today's ultra-connected worlds of Blackberrys, iPhones, e-mail and Twitter....

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