First Fridays: The Harlem Shuffle

A bulk of today’s music is recycled from songs of the past.  It’s First Friday and time for a little history lesson on who rocked it first. Today’s lesson – the Harlem Shuffle.  Most listeners are familiar with the more popular version of the tune released by The Rolling Stones.   But the Harlem Shuffle was originally a modest 1963…

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Suicide Among Middle-Aged Skyrockets

In grim news, middle-aged white men and women are committing suicide more rapidly nowadays.  Between 1999 and 2010 the  suicide rate for middle-aged whites jumped 40 percent and people age 35 to 64 account for 57% of suicides.  In the last decade the overall suicide rate among middle-aged Americans rose 28 percent.  How sad is that? The article cites the…

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Kids Say The Creepiest Things

Kids say the darndest things, but it’s the creepy little comments that make your skin crawl.  BuzzFeed shared 13 of the creepiest things a child has said to a parent. Kids are cute.  But some of these comments make me glad I’m not a parent.  Check out the creepy comments below:               Source |…

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On Second Chances

Self reflection teaches you little tidbits about yourself that you may have overlooked or simply ignored. I’ve learned my biggest weakness is I am the person of second chances.  I always want to see the good in people – especially loved ones and friends.  The more important you are in my life, the more inclined I am to slip you…

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