I LOVED Oregon Trail when I was in college the first time. I played it so much, I used to have dreams about needing to fix wagon wheels. We were allowed to play it in the Mac Room (that’s legit what Sir Sandford Fleming College in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada called the computer lab back in…

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We’ve taken more photos in the last year than have ever been captured in two hundred years. In fact, we just passed the anniversary of the first photograph recorded. Sure, there have always been societies dating back tens of thousands of years that have used and utilised the ability of impressions in stone and bleached…

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Don’t let your mind be alone too long. This might need a bit of explanation. You see, for those of us who suffer from depression, anxiety, panic attacks, and other emotional stresses, syndromes, disorders, whatever you want to term them as – spending any significant amount of time just thinking, overthinking and worrying generally leads…

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Friendship. There will be several topics that cover this, as it’s not a “one article” kind of conversation. It is however, a multi-layered, happily life reward. True friendship doesn’t happen instantaneously, but it can begin with as little as a shared smile. Today, we’re going to look at ten of the areas (though to be…

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You might not realise this from my writing, but I’m an extreme introvert. I am happiest when I have at least 4-6 personal hours of space, if not more in a day (not including sleep time) where I am doing my own thing. I’m far more productive when I am left to my own devices…

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This was originally written as part of the first of my #100days; week three put me in June of 2015, with hopeful determination and motivation that I would learn how to take care of my life properly. I’m a work in progress, but I can definitely say, I’ve learned so much being so forthright with…

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Making memories out in the ocean isn’t too difficult, but you’re going to want to keep a few things in mind: Respect the ocean. There is life that is MUCH larger than you. Don’t think because you cannot see it, that it cannot see you. The rule I was taught first was “if it’s extremely…

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Title: The Authorities Author: Scott Meyer Published: September 28, 2015 Pages: 328 Genre: Mystery/Comedy Kid Friendly Rating: 12+ The book opens with a non-sexual scene involving an adult toy, but it is mostly PG-PG-13 on balance. Contains some violence, mostly in the form of suspects resisting arrest.

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I don’t really associate Jonah Hill or James Franco with serious films. I do know that they are both trying to go that route, and if the movie is anything like the book, True Story just might be their ticket. I only wonder how long it will take Franco to re-release the book with his face…

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Title: House of Echoes Author: Brendan Duffy Published: April 14, 2015 Pages: 384 Genre: Horror, Mystery Blurb (What Made Me Read the Book):  Ben and Caroline Tierney and their two young boys are hoping to start over. Ben has hit a dead end with his new novel, Caroline has lost her banking job, and eight-year-old Charlie is being bullied at…

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