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Sixty-Five

On January 11 of this year I turned 65. This is the part where you’re supposed to say or think, “Wow! He doesn’t look that old.” Sure don’t feel that old. At least most of the time! The “I” that I am …

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The Big Business Of Halloween In America [Infographic]

Tonight, a funny thing will happen in neighborhoods all over the country: pint-sized ninjas, cowboys, ghosts, and princesses will all be seen hanging out together in the twilight, knocking on doors. S…

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A River Runs Green for St. Patrick’s Day (with video)

According to Dan O'Leary of the Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade, "A modern day miracle occurs each year as part of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebration when the Chicago River turns an incredible …

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Halloween Fun Facts and Healthy Tips

Here are a few Halloween fun facts from the National Confectioners Association: 93 percent of children go trick-or-treating every year. Each Halloween $2 billion is spent on candy. 30 perc…

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2010 Earth Day Events

Celebrations of Earth Day are in full tilt.  Expos, music, sustainable cooking, green building demos, plantings, and clean-ups are going on all around the globe through the end of the week to celebrat…

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Earth Day: A Family Tradition

There are a few holidays I could truly do without. For example: Valentine's Day. I'd much prefer heartfelt extravagance in the love I give and receive throughout the year over the chocolate-laden, doi…

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Thinking Outside the Candy Bag: A DIY Safe, Fun and Green Halloween

Last year I tackled the ecological lowdown of the very spooky and not-so-eco-friendly Halloween Party with green alternatives. This year, let’s dig deep into the plastic pumpkin loot baskets, printed…

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Holiday Reservations

My wife and I, respectively, have fairly ethnic sounding last names: One of them very Italian and the other (mine) sounding oh-so Jewish. Every year, around the holidays, there is always at least one …

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