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mark-miller's picture
Mar.12.2014
Here is the official press release for the upcoming event. (That guy, Mark Miller, sure talks a lot, sheesh...) The Mount Dora event series Authors in the Park continues with its Second Annual “Spring into Art” festival, Saturday, March 29 at Long and Scott’s Farm in Mount Dora, FL., event...
randy-mitchell's picture
Mar.11.2014
In order for a disadvantaged child to become educated, skilled, resourceful and ready to tackle the world with competitive spirit, the books and developed love of reading they have available to them oftentimes arrive through the love of selfless hearts. And right now, there are literally...
raissa-falgui's picture
Feb.08.2014
My day didn't exactly go smoothly, and yet I have the feeling it was meant to be. Or if not, at least worthwhile. I had a job interview in the afternoon, but had a bunch of places to go to in the morning first. I had to accompany my husband to the mall to show support for a film-showing sponsored...
susan-marie-schulhof's picture
Jan.28.2014
                                               Sir Frances Bacon said, "In charity, there is no excess." Most of the times that I have donated to a cause or charity, I...
anne-born's picture
Jan.20.2014
There's a very compelling commercial for skiing in Park City, Utah on TV now.  The gist is to identify where you came from so the ad can reinforce how quickly you can get there and start skiing.  There are happy skiers from Indiana, from New York, from Minneapolis, and everyone in the ad...
dixie-swanson's picture
Dec.11.2013
I promised you a plan for what do to when … or if … Obamacare fails. I can’t deliver it in a short blog, so I am dividing it up into several blogs of ideas for your consideration.   The things we do should be simple. Complexity eats resources and allows for fraud. So, here are some ideas...
mark-miller's picture
Sep.06.2013
The ONE series is about raising awareness and raising funds for charity. Along the way, we get a little emotional, but sometimes have some fun. The latest story has a little of both. 2013 Story EightThe Trucker Angelby Janet Beasley   This is where knowing the author in person...
mark-miller's picture
Aug.19.2013
Story Seven of the 2013 ONE series by Alexandria BarkerThrough the Eyes of a Child   When a story or another person affirms ideas that you thought were only in your head, then that is a good story. More than once while reading this, I had to pause and reflect. Ms. Barker puts into words some...
allan-goldstein's picture
Aug.06.2013
            What is the matter with profit?  Profit is the wondrous invention that has brought us all the miracles of our capitalist world, right?             But there is something...
mark-miller's picture
May.27.2013
Happy Memorial Day!This post seems apropos today. I have the highest respect for our nation's military. The men and women who have served and are serving our country deserve more than they will ever give and have my greatest thanks. But...seems like there's always a but. Not everyone who lost...