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The Simplest Way To Improve Your Run

 

I suck at running, BUT am determined to run my second ever 5K the end of September to benefit Haven!  Here's a great article about improving your run! ~Erin

Whether you’re propelling yourself across a finish line or racing around the block, your lungs are just as important as your legs. After all, becoming a better endurance athlete is all about improving aerobic function, a factor of which is your body’s ability to take up oxygen and turn it into energy that will keep you going for a long distance at a relatively low intensity.

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Workers Win Lottery After Getting Laid Off

Everyone always dreams of winning the lottery!  Good news for 18 people who currently won big!!

OTTAWA, Canada — Disappointment turned into celebration and happiness after a group of manufacturing plant employees in Ottawa won $7 million in the lottery a day after their company announced layoffs, reported CBC News.

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Do’s And Don’ts Of Wearing Jeans

I hate to say it, but fall is just around the corner, and it's almost jeans season.  I found this list in Glamour magazine, do you agree with it?  Do you have "jeans rules,"  what are they?

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Wealthy Duchess Gives Fortune Away To Marry

What do you think?  Would you give up your fortune for Love?

Maria del Rosario Cayetana Alfonsa Victoria Eugenia Francisca Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva (yes, that’s one name) is one of the wealthiest women in all of Spain. She is worth somewhere between $850 million and $5 billion–but not for long. The Duchess of Alba, 85, is giving it all away so she can marry the man she loves.

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No 3-D For Me

I am always a bit behind the times.  3-D was a big deal for a while when I was younger, and it showed up again, this time with better glasses.  I am still not a fan.  Turns out, I am not alone.

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Family Time – Playing Hooky

I think I have gotten pretty good about knowing what's important in life, and you're looking at a picture of it!

We talked my husband into leaving work early yesterday for a night out of swimming and cheeseburgers

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The Green Thing, Who’s To Blame?

I got this email from my mother, and just had to share.  Makes you stop and think, doesn't it?

In the line at the store, the cashier told an older woman that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren't good for the environment.

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Bad Neighbors

This happened in Australia, but it made me think about my neighbors.  They are apparently "all natural."  They don't mow, paint the deck that's half white-half natural wood, or pick up their dog poop

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10 Telltale Signs That You Are Getting Old

Oh no, this is me!  What is happening in your life that makes you realize you are getting older?

 

  • Falling asleep in front of the TV
  • Feeling stiff
  • Groaning when you bend down
  • Losing your hair
  • Hating noisy bars
  • Thinking teachers/policemen/doctors look really young
  • Getting more hair -- ears, face, eyebrows, nose, etc.
  • Struggling to use technology
  • Forgetting names
  • Not knowing any songs in the T
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Saddest Movie Ever

A new study claims that the 1978 movie The Champ, starring Jon Voight, is the saddest movie of all time.

After evaluating more than 250 films and surveying almost 500 test subjects, psychology professors James Gross and Robert Levenson found that the final scene of The Champ "produced levels of sadness that were much greater than any other emotion," and higher than in movies like Kramer vs

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Facebook Launches ‘Expected Child’ Feature

Facebook has quietly launched a new feature allowing you announce and document your pregnancy.

There's a new "expected child" field, in which users can announce their due date and chosen name without creating a separate page for the unborn child

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Womens’ Status Symbols

A beautiful house is the ultimate status symbol for women, beating out a fancy degree, designer clothes or a hot car.

Forty-one percent of women favored a beautiful house, while 26 percent said that a successful husband or boyfriend would be the ultimate status symbol

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