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WRIGHT WAY: Animals right to life and love
The shocking incident in which scores of exotic wild animals were set free from a farm in Zanesville, Ohio, causing Sheriff’s deputies to shoot 49 animals, including 18 rare Bengal tigers, 17 lions...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nostalgic Gourmet:
In these fast-moving analytical days of dissecting every morsel we eat, this column is about preserving the original taste of “don’t change” recipes. A Whiff of Bacon Grease Standing on a stool in ...
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Speaking on creativity
Why is it so many children begin life with a creative flair and by the time they have completed third grade it seems to be gone? Does our creativity just wear out over time? The loss of creativity ...
Oct 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: What is heaven like?
Before he lost his bout with cancer, Apple founder Steve Jobs said, “No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there.” Perhaps you've heard similar expressi...
Oct 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Upon Reflection: Is your adrenaline too old?
Whenever I watch an old Western movie, I’m reminded of my two older brothers and me sitting in an apple tree, devouring green apples sprinkled with salt from a pilfered shaker we kept hidden in a j...
Oct 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: That old black magic
When I was a junior in high school I had the toughest teacher of my academic career. She often wore her ROTC uniform in class and exercised zero tolerance for nonsense. We had several rough and tou...
Oct 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meeting a genuine ‘Pearl’
One of my favorite cookbooks is “Cooking with Country Music Stars.” Thumbing through it this morning, I came across a star I’ve admired and respected since she first appeared as a member of the Gra...
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Speaking on intelligence
Are you intelligent? Chances are how you answer this question is significantly influenced by cultural prejudice. In our highly technological society we tend to narrowly define intelligence as the a...
Oct 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: Proof of alien life?
After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, New York scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 100 years and came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone netwo...
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library Corner: FOLA’s fall luncheon to be Oct. 6
The Friends of the Library Association’s fall luncheon, with guest speaker Susan Gregg Gilmore, will be held on Oct. 6 at the Cleveland Country Club. Merchants Alley will again interest shoppers at...
Sep 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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