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Get creative with family time

August 20, 2017

People are like water. No, I am not referring to the scientific percentage of water that makes up the human body, I am referring to the principle of physics — water takes the path of […]

Publisher's Note

A hybrid American says ‘happy birthday’

July 17, 2017

I’m a hybrid American celebrating the Fourth of July and our nation’s birthday. Hybrid American — what’s that? Like everyone else, my lineage falls under two paths: one from my mother’s side, and one from […]

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Try Disconnecting to really connect

June 16, 2017

Sitting around a table on a boat with friends and loved ones playing cards at night, laughing hysterically with a few cocktails flowing. That is the memory that prompts this note. Of course, when an […]

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Experience: It’s what makes us who we are

May 28, 2017

It was an unconventional wedding. The bride entered the room to meet her groom and the officiant to the sound of the old Rolling Stones’ tune “She’s Like a Rainbow,” and the officiant provided a […]

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We offer SO many ways to find out about fun

April 4, 2017

Here at Recreation News Media, particularly in the Publisher’s Note, you’ll read numerous reasons why you should take a getaway. It’s good for the mind and soul, it’s good for productivity, it’s a good use […]

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Re-thinking life, not just retirement

March 6, 2017

It happens again and again. This time, we are sitting on a white sand Jamaican beach, cocktails in hand, bellies full from a romantic dinner at the resort, waves lapping at the shoreline. We are […]

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What’s love got to do with it?

January 28, 2017

It started out with Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, being a single-day observance. From a fixed date, it expanded to a broader range with people trying to incorporate it into a weekend event. When Valentine’s Day […]

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The more things change, the more they are the same

November 22, 2016

The Colonial roots of Thanksgiving are based on being thankful for being strangers in a strange land, struggling to make it all work, and the assistance given by the natives. The Colonists were bold and […]

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Life’s travels are like a box of chocolates

May 27, 2016

“Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get,” said Forrest Gump, quoting wisdom from his mother in the iconic movie bearing the character’s name. While these words resonate well […]

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Spring is in the air

March 27, 2016

April is the first complete month of spring. In the Mid-Atlantic, the March battle of cold versus warm is up for grabs. In April, the warm gets the upper hand. Everything is coming alive. Chirping […]