Culture

With summer in full swing, I’ve asked a few really cool people to put together some great ideas to make your get-togethers and parties awesome. No more last minute rifling through magazines in the grocery aisle to come up with something to eat, or how to decorate, or the right wines for the occasion! Check […]

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That’s the question my son asked me recently. Very innocently, just like he would ask for an icee or a squirt gun. Mom, can I have a dad, like Josiah? It wasn’t that I never expected the question, I just didn’t expect it so soon – at three years old! I expected this sort of […]

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5 stars for the new children’s book, Africa Sure Is a Wonderful Place, by new children’s book author, John Flower.

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This is one of my favorite photos. I took this at Great Falls, Maryland. It is a deceptively close shot, because I was very far away from him when I snapped this. It only appears black and white because I was in the woods and the white water against the trees and rock (I think […]

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There was a time when air travel was glamorous. There were airline stewardesses who escorted well dressed passengers to seats and then proceeded to offer pillows, blankets and serve them food. Anyone who has traveled lately knows that those days are long gone. Airlines have designed planes to fit the most passengers into the tightest […]

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I’m pretty sure my best friend would disown me if I told her I got a cat. And my sister decided to inform me this week that “the Petersons are dog people.” Welcome Kittums to the bizchickblogs family. She may have a few things to say about this place!

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I am writing about the women who have influenced my life the most. It is not one woman but many women who have taught me many things.  I can’t say that is was only my mom or my grandmother. It was both of them, it was a neighbor growing up. It was my sister, my […]

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“You do not marry the person you can live with, you marry the person for whom you cannot live without.” – In dedication and in memory.

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I now know what my spring & summer reading list is going to look like! So many bestsellers; I put the ones of interest together in a list for you.

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Did you ever hear the story of the Emperor who has no clothes? Basically the Emperor is fooled into believe he is wearing beautiful clothes and no one is willing to tell him he is naked. It’s not until he goes out into the streets that a child sees him and points out what everyone […]

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