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The Art Of Recognizing Others

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Little acts of recognition go a long way.

I  had to go to a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital this week for some routine care. Most people have heard that the VA is being hammered right now nationally due to alleged dereliction and mishandling of duties at some facilities. So as I entered the facility, I had to wonder about the morale among the staff members who are there to help veterans. As I made my way down the hallway, I took notice of the many veterans, young … Continue reading

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NPCA Hopes Anthem Will Increase Attendance

LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2014 – Award-winning songstress Doreen Taylor was honorably chosen to collaborate with the nation’s leading park advocacy organization to create an anthem in honor of our national parks. Taylor has created the song and music video for “Colors of the USA” in an effort to draw more people into the parks. The song has been honorably named as the ‘Official Song of the National Parks Conservation.’ The music video can be viewed here: http://youtu.be/spxr7lZFxEg. “Colors of the USA” … Continue reading

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When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!

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Chicago–Summertime is meant for enjoying outdoor activities, but if you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to put you in danger. In recognition of Lightning Safety Awareness Week, the National Weather Service and the Federal Emergency Management Agency want you to learn ways you can enjoy the warm temperatures and still protect yourself and your family when storm clouds roll in. “Lightning is one of the top storm-related killers in the United States,” said John Jensenius, a Lightning Safety Specialist … Continue reading

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Industrial Test Systems Announces Summer Giveaway

Beginning June 20th, ITS will give away one eXact iDip Smart Photometer System to a lucky participant every Friday until September 19th. The new eXact iDip smart photometer system is waterproof and features 2-way wireless communication with a smart device simplifying water testing. The app comes with 4 tests installed and over 30 additional tests available for download.  Qualified individuals can enter to win on the ITS website by visiting http://www.sensafe.com/idip/pr1 or calling (800) 861-9712 X1 and speaking to an … Continue reading

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Know Thyself

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Self knowledge is important.

We’re flawed because we want so much more. We’re ruined because we get these things and wish for what we had.” — Don Draper of Mad Men My buddy Joe’s dad was a pretty cool guy. I didn’t know this but I had heard it. Joe talked about him in glowing terms and when I went to his house there were heads of elk, deer, bear and wild boar all over the recreation room walls. Joe’s dad was a hunter and clearly a tough guy and the head … Continue reading

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