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Book Review: Secret Washington D.C. by Sharon Pendana

SecretWashingtonDC

"Secret Washington" invites you to enjoy little-known secrets, including an Apothecary Museum, “lined with apothecary jars filled with the contents of the distant past.” Read More »

Book Review: ‘Stronger” by Everly, Strouse and McCormack

New book makes your stronger

"Stronger" can motivate readers past failure and back to the road to success. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Painful Truth’ by Lynn R. Webster, M.D.

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The Painful Truth is a must read for not only chronic pain patients, but doctors, health industry professionals and legislators as well. Read More »

Reentry Tool Kit: Reentry Technician Training and Classroom Management (Part 4 of 4)

Take A Load Off

Thousands of prisoners from all ranks and backgrounds attend classes and receive one-on-one assistance. Take a Load Off meticulously questions their plans for life after release as well as what they do inside. The ROC offers reliable support and peer encouragement. Read More »

Reports Indicate Kids Get Too Much Homework – Are Parents Partially to Blame?

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So as the Back to School Monster rears its ugly head, it is not necessary for parents to cringe in despair. Parents should be partners with teachers in the education equation, and that means parents speaking up and telling a teacher when the homework is too much. Read More »

Theater Review (Off Broadway-NYC): ‘Steve: A Docu-Musical’

Colin Summers, 'STEVE: A DOCU-MUSICAL'

PoetryToMusic.com was a brilliantly conceived idea. Musicians put music to your poems and make awesome songs. Well, the site was limping along until an unusual character showed up and wrote that iconic and memorable email and added his handle, "Steve." Read More »

Music Software Review: Bravura Scoring Brass From Impact Soundworks

Bravura Scoring Brass From Impact Soundworks

I like the different setups very much. You have a lot of flexibility over what you are creating, and when you combine that with the different variations within the scope of the program, you have a lot to work with. Read More »

Even the Healthiest Couples Argue, and That’s Not a Bad Thing

By dmarklaing
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Overcoming any sort of argument in a positive way can and will add strength to a relationship, but don't let the end of an argument be the end of the conversation. Use the argument to discuss how to make things better. Read More »

Summer Vacation Checklist: 10 Things to Do Before Leaving Home

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Don’t be stressed during your break from reality. Use this summer vacation checklist to keep you organized and prepared for your time away from home. Read More »

New Orleans: 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina, an Uneven Recovery

Street art, New Orleans. Photo by Jon Sobel

While residents' attitudes have turned positive on average, great racial and neighborhood disparities remain. Read More »