Saturday, October 20th, 2007 10:58:54

Will Oprah propel Obama to the Presidency?

It's no secret: Everyone who wants to sell anything wants to be a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show. They may not admit it but they do. Authors, experts, actors and politicians all hope and believe that, if they appear....

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Wednesday, October 10th, 2007 12:08:08

Nike: Turning a Dream into Reality

"A goal is a dream with a deadline." Napoleon Hill Six months ago, my sister Kathy and I decided to walk a marathon to raise money for the Arthritis Foundation. This was a particularly bold goal for Kathy, as she....

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Saturday, September 22nd, 2007 12:06:30


We all finished the Marathon: Kathy, Cynthia, Phyllis, Jeanne and me. The course was hillier than we imagined - but we perservered and made it to the end. Cynthia and I ran ahead at about 10k and got coffee and....

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Saturday, September 22nd, 2007 10:48:34

Resting Up

A Day of rest and recovery. Today consisted of being pampered at the Divani Apollon Palace Spa & Thallasso Center.Quite a treat - expectially after walking 26.2 miles the day before. If you ever get the opportunity to go, I....

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Monday, September 10th, 2007 12:05:50

The Sun Rises and Shines in Washington DC

I took my first trip to the nation's capital in 1975 with my parents, my sister and my maternal grandmother, Mamoo. A few days before the trip, Mamoo fell down the short, steep hill at the front of our house....

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Monday, September 10th, 2007 12:02:26

Learning From a Dog

A few weeks ago, while visiting my husband's grandmother, I noticed a book about dogs called "Cesar's Way" on a side table in her living room. I thought this was a bit strange as she has no dog, but, since....

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Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007 12:03:02

A2A4A Update

After any months of training and planning it is the night before the marathon. Cynthia and Jeanne arrived in Greece on Thursday, Phyllis arrived Friday during the day. Kathy and I arrived last night. Our organizer, cheerleader and Athritis Foundation....

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Friday, June 22nd, 2007 10:13:37

Tell Junior to put down his burger and watch the debates

This week, two articles regarding studies focused on children caught my attention because they highlighted everyday activities in children's lives in America, fast food and TV/video. The Los Angeles Times' headlines were: "Kids prefer McDonald's-wrapped food, study finds and "'Baby....

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Friday, December 22nd, 2006 10:47:10

Going to Ballet Class

I had thought about going to a ballet class for over a year, and finally got up my nerve. Tonight after I fed my children I began to get dressed in my old ballet clothes My tights had holes in....

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