Ten Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About the Fourth of July

There are lots of things we expect on the Fourth:  fireworks, friends, family. There are things we love (sparklers, Roman candles, cold beer) and things we despise (sauerkraut, ambrosia, Lee Greenwood… all right, haters… this was from a friend. Direct all your spittle-filled anger elsewhere). Here are a few unexpected things about the Fourth you…

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Ten Writers….Errrr…Toast… the Future: Thoughts for New Years’ 2013

Looking for some words to guide revelers into the future? Here are some sentiments from writers who have pondered the unknown. 1.  Looking for Alaska by John Green  Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia…You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you’ll escape it one day, and how awesome it…

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