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Gas Prices “Seriously Impacting” Quality of Life: Poll

A national poll conducted by the Sacred Heart University Polling Institute concluded 78% Americans believe gas prices are very seriously or somewhat seriously impacting their quality of life. Jerry Lindsley, director of the Polling Institute, thinks politicians should be wary. “Spiraling gas and home heating oil prices may be the …

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The Haunted Mansion in Paper, Mortar, and Pixel

I would say San Jose-based comic book publisher SLG Publishing has picked the right time of year to release their first issue of The Haunted Mansion comic book series (not yet available from Amazon). The 32 page black & white comic, based on the classic Disney attraction and not on …

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Haunted Hotels for Halloween

For the average traveler, reports that a hotel might be haunted might not necessarily be perceived as an actual amenity, given that an encounter with unsettled spirits isn’t always associated with a refreshing night’s sleep in the typical wayfarer’s mind. But, for those seeking palpitations rather than relaxation, the National …

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Mickey Mouse Club 50th Anniversary at Disneyland

Disneyland and The Mickey Mouse Club share their 50th anniversaries in 2005, and 10 of the original Mouseketeers are returning to Disneyland on Monday, October 3, to celebrate the golden milestone (I’m not sure which 10, however, hmm). In a ceremony in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle, the Mouseketeers will …

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Cayman Jazz Fest 2005

While we waxed rhapsodic about the gentle breezes, hypnotic beaches, groovacious vibes and the overall pleasantry of a musical visit to the Cayman Islands, we also noted that the lineup of last year’s Cayman Jazz Fest had only a tenuous connection to jazz. This year’s is a bit jazzier, with …

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Gypsy Dreaming

I am my own ultimate destination, and no matter how hard and fast I travel I will always end up here, in this body.

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