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Tim Kolodziej: Are you a plodder? You’re on your way to success
What’s the old Woody Allen line? The actor and director is credited with saying, “80 percent of success is just showing up.” So true.
The Couch Potato: Pledging my ‘Community’ support for Thursday nights
In the old days (10 to 20 years ago), no one ruled Thursday nights like NBC. The “Peacock” network was home to the best comedies like “Cheers,” “Seinfeld,” “Friends” and many more. I’ve written about all three in the past few months.
Gary Church: Yep, I won’t deliver your flowers anymore — but I’ll gladly accept them
I've been delivering flowers on Mother's Day and Valentine's Day long before a lot of you were born. My 40-year career has finally come to an end.
Josh Drespling: Got a minute? Let me share how important one can be
What a difference one minute makes. A measly 60 seconds can, and has, changed the outcome of many events in my life and the world alike. As the clock ticks off those minute fragments of time, an immense group of events have taken place that have a finite and sensitive dependence on other events.
Gary Church: Will I sample saurkraut? Not before I pass gas onto my friend
We all have smells that are quite unpleasant to us. Skunks, body odor, and rotten meat, just to name a few. Sauerkraut has to rank among one of my top stinky smells.
Tim Kolodziej: Hey, I want some of that ‘house money,’ too!
“They’re playing with house money.” How many times have we heard announcers use that phrase during the football season? I stopped counting at Christmas. Then I heard it again over the weekend during the NFL wildcard playoffs. You may have, too.
The Couch Potato: Ready for a road trip? You’ve got plenty of films to choose from
One of the greatest insults you can give a movie, besides saying it is terrible, is calling it “formulaic.” The word implies that the work is uninspired, not creative and predictable. The problem is that some “formulaic” movies are none of those things.
Gary Church: The perks of a new coffee maker? I’m still exploring
My wife's big Christmas present this year was a Keurig coffee maker. There might be a small chance that I wanted one, too.
Lisa Madras: We build prisons in our fear...but we can survive and grow stronger
What personal prisons have you built out of fears? I've been in many prisons of my own making during my lifetime. I didn't really have a whole lot of self-esteem for most of my life, and that meant that I was scared of pretty much everything-- of being unloved, of not being good enough, of not saying or doing the right things.
Josh Drespling: Insert something insightful here
I have done over a hundred of these blogs for the New Castle News. 113 to be exact. The first of which was published on Oct. 30th of 2011. It was a quaint little piece about saying thank you and how meaningful the simple gesture is to your co-workers and fellow humans
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