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NNW Has Arrived

Hi Eric, Admit it! You've been waiting for this all year long! Yep, its National Newspaper Week! NNW runs Sunday clear through til Saturday October 8th, which is celebrated as "Newspaper Carrier Day!" Someone has to deliver those newspapers -- they don't just arrive before dawn at your doorstep by themselves! As always, we want to take a [...]

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Queen Elizabeth II - A Royal Legacy

Just six months ago, an unprecedented celebration -- the Platinum Jubilee -- took place honoring Queen Elizabeth II for her 70 years on the throne. As her funeral approaches, we wanted to honor a remarkable and tenacious leader who, as England's longest ruling monarch, oversaw an amazing array of historical events and witnessed generational changes that [...]

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It's Now or Never for 2022

Summer can sneak up on you.But the end of summer is even stealthier, appearing out of nowhere to usher in back-to-school rituals, renewed work obligations and the cooler Fall months.So now is the time to take advantage of the waning days of summer. By my reckoning, there are two weeks in which to get in [...]

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The End of a Nightmare

Seventy-seven years ago, on August 15, 1945, Imperial Japan announced its surrender to the Allied Forces which effectively brought World War II to an end. Two weeks later, President Truman showed off the surrender documents as Peace celebrations broke out across the US. Washington Post WWII Collection Over 160 pages of comprehensive historic coverage of all [...]

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The Bumpy Launch of Space X Month II

Decades ago, I came across the PERFECT birthday greeting card. It read:I have a foolproof way of remembering your birthday! Two days after it passes, I slap my forehead and say: Oh BLEEP!Apparently this also applies to the new celebration we invented just one year ago: Space Exploration Month, or Space X Month. It was [...]

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It's happening right now!

As you may have heard, Queen Elizabeth II of England in the midst of officially celebrating her 70 year rule!The Queen's "Platinum Jubilee" is an unprecedented year of celebrations that begins now with a four day holiday in the UK.Why June? Because Queen Elizabeth officially ascended to the throne in June 2, 1953. But that's [...]

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Got a Grad in Your Life?

What's just around the corner for a whole new generation of high school and college seniors? G-R-A-D-U-A-T-I-O-N! Therefore, so is the age-old question -- what do I get my grad? What gift do you go with? Should it be cash? Cash is always cool, but it certainly never stick around.  What about travel? That's fun too, with the [...]

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A Life Lesson. From Google Analytics??

We live in Google's universe -- there's just no way around that fact. This is particularly true if you run an ecommerce site like we do. There are a lot of things that can spook online retailers, but none more than when Google announces and then makes "changes."  Those rattle us to the core since such "changes" [...]

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Here We Are, Again. How Tragic.

The world has been given a brutal wake-up call over the last couple of weeks. At a time when spring can been seen peaking about in many parts of the country, and around the world, a war has been suddenly and surprisingly unleashed on an independent country, Ukraine.Before the end of last month, headlines of [...]

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‚Äč Yep, You're Seein' Double

There are a lot of special dates in history. Like today, February 22, 2022. Why is this day so unique? There might be more 'meaningful' reasons, but for those who love the digit "2" there's no better day! That's because you can write this month as follows:2-22-22 - in the useful M/DD/YY format02-22-2022 in the [...]

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