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Thank You. Just Thank You.

Something I just randomly wrote, while starting work on another post/article.

It’s the collected thoughts of the last six months of my life.  I came out of a life-changing decision (well, for me, it was life changing, but any time you close the door on something, it’s usually the result of a huge decision) and made the choice to keep going with something I love, while living through experiences I wanted to have.  Six months ago, on the heels of my life-changing decision I made (and a life-changing event that happened right after), I almost gave up on something I love.  Not that the well ran dry, but I just wasn’t sure I wanted to keep writing.  This is the result of six months of making the decision to keep going with writing, and the experiences I’ve been lucky enough to have over the last six months.  It’s a reflection of sorts.

I hope you like it, because it’s for you.  All of you.

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Posted in Nostalgia

Holiday Spa (With Fit Celebrity-Spokespersons Cher and Joan Collins) | The Retroist

The latest and greatest is up at Retroist, and this time around, it focuses on the all-important 1980s trend of staying fit while working out in trendy health spas.

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Posted in Nostalgia, Throwback Thursday

#ThrowbackThursday – Rappin’ About Playing Safe…Philadelphia Style!

It’s been a well-known fact for a long time that deliberately breaking open fire hydrants to cool off on hot summer days is a Bad Idea.  In the summer of 1986, the city of Philadelphia decided there needed to be a cool way to educate the public about the hazards of breaking open fire hydrants as a means to stay cool.

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