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Arleen Kaptur
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You Do Have a Choice

Wherever you look there are books about meditation and speakers highlight how everything in the universe is connected and if you think hard enough whatever you dream can and will appear. Having all ..
(July 06, 2008)
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Good Things Out of Bad Times

Thank you Arleen M. Kaptur With hard times come lessons that you just cannot learn when things are good. Some may say that they really don't want to learn “lessons" when the discomfort of easy .
(April 19, 2008)
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Spring and Easter Go Together

This is Holy Week and you would like to keep it as solemn as you can but - your plans for Easter Sunday require a bit of tweaking here and there. You probably already have your menu well in hand, and .
(March 14, 2008)
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Have an Egg-Ceptional Easter

This week many families will color eggs to place in baskets, or use as a centerpiece on your Easter table. There are many commercial brands that you can buy, but with this being a very ..
(March 14, 2008)
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A Tisket A Tasket - Enjoy the Baskets

Easter Baskets are the gift part of the Easter celebration. You see them on store shelves wrapped in cellophane and stuffed with enough sugar to give anyone a sugar high to last until Memorial Day. ..
(March 14, 2008)
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A Frog Can Be Part of Your Easter

Easter Bread is very traditional in most holiday meals. There are recipes that have been handed down from grandma's mother up to and including the “mom" making the Easter meal. There are also ..
(March 14, 2008)
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The Ball Is In Your Court

We live in a very strange politically charged world. It seems that money paves the streets and greases the palms of so many elected officials and morality goes the way of the Edsel - lies do not ..
(March 31, 2008)
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The Political Ploy of Fear

These words were spoken in 1947, but their meaning resonates through the halls of the White House today - ". . . the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders - that is easy. All you .
(March 08, 2008)
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Would the Real Mr McCain Please Stand Up

The election season has been going on since the dawn of time or at least it feels like that. The democratic party is still battling out who will carry the banner but the Republicans have their man ..
(March 09, 2008)
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It Will Never Be The Time

A date was given - September - and now even that will never come about. The people have been taken for another “ride" and are expected to tow the line with the lives of their loved ones, while ..
(July 19, 2007)
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The Best Way to Say Happy Birthday

The shops that cater to greeting cards and gifts are plentiful. The racks are filled to overflowing with greetings that are even individually named, such as Uncle, Aunt, Friend, or Pastor. Some are ..
(July 09, 2007)
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Cool, Creamy and Totally Summer

From the very young to our wonderful senior citizens and everyone in between, ice cream has been a special treat. It is eye candy as well as taste sensa- tion all rolled into one scoop. You could ..
(July 08, 2007)
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Washington Is Known For Its Saints

Wherever you go nowadays, the talk is usually politics. You have your sides - some think everyone in Washington is a saint and others think another realm is where our lawmakers belong. Whichever side .
(July 08, 2007)
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Wisk I Knew You

The life of a child is very complicated in today's society. It helps to have someone you can turn to, trust, and look up to. Usually this is a parent or relative, but increasingly, it is a day-care ..
(July 04, 2007)
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Special Friends - Special Lives

These past few weeks have been quite a lesson in the old saying “It's not what you know - it's who you know. " We have Paris Hilton, driving drunk and putting lives in danger but hey, the best ..
(July 02, 2007)
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Why the Missile Shield In Poland Is Wrong

The U. S. wants to build a missile shield in Poland, basically in the back yard of Russia. The reason given is for the well-being of millions. However, if truth be known, Poland would run like heck ..
(June 26, 2007)
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There Really Is a Santa Claus

Christmas in July or December - whether you have been bad or good, it doesn't really matter. Santa is wearing work boots, jeans, hard hats and yes, some- times a business suit. Santa has been seen ..
(June 30, 2007)
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The Rule of the White House

When someone asks you for something and you adamantly refuse to do what they ask, or show them the information they are seeking, there are two choices. Either you are hiding something that you do not .
(June 28, 2007)
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Take a Minute of Your Time

We are a nation of many different cultures and our people have come from all the far corners of the world seeking freedom and living a life as best they can, without war and condemnation. This was ..
(June 12, 2007)
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A Country of Bits and Pieces

Pick up the morning or evening newspaper and there are stories about current events, some tragic, and some humorous. You sit down with the paper because it is so important to be current about your ..
(June 14, 2007)
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A Child's First Taste of Summer

As adults we most certainly know the value of fresh fruits and vegetables. Awareness of chemicals used on food and other additives added to our food supply in stores - a lot of people are turning to ..
(June 14, 2007)
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Making Lemonade in Your Business Venture

The old saying of “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. " is good advice but not easy to do. As a business hits the bumps and bruises of the business highway, you want quick answers, and ..
(May 30, 2007)
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Fact or Fiction - You Better Be Sure

Today's world of facts and figures is overflowing with data; however, even in government reports, data that has been altered or “changed" to represent a certain viewpoint or scenario will ..
(January 31, 2007)
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The Destiny of Every Writer

We are writers because we have something to say, a statement to make, or just want to express our innermost feelings and emotions to others that we may never get the opportunity to meet in reality. ..
(February 01, 2007)
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A Word of A Thousand Meanings

Thousands upon millions of words are spoken daily. Some are one-syllable, some a few more. They are uttered with varying amounts of emotion behind them and volume can range from a whisper to a shout ..
(February 07, 2007)
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