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A Farewell to Greetings?

The other day I received an email that began “Greetings!” The message wasn’t marked as spam, which is surprising. You’d think the word “Greetings!” would be a dead giveaway, especially with an exclamation point. It may as have said, “Hello from a Nigerian prince.” I don’t know anyone who uses Read more…

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A Super Duper Christmas

One of my favorite toys as a kid was a little something called a “Super Duper Double Looper Slot Car Racetrack”. As you can imagine, it was awesome. I spent countless hours racing Hot Wheels cars around a plastic track so massive and noisy my mom thought Tyco was in Read more…

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New ESPN Event

This time of year, kids throughout the northeast are counting the money they earned shoveling snow. But they better not rest during the offseason, because someday–next winter even–snow shoveling could be a sport on ESPN. And that’s when the big money pours in. Let’s face it. As the “worldwide leader Read more…

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Christmas Gift Reflection

As I reflect on the holiday season that just passed, I can’t help but notice the popularity of two types of gifts. Both have positive and negative side effects, but when you’re dealing with family and friends at Christmas, what doesn’t? The Gift Card The History: Giving someone store credit Read more…