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ROCK ON, Warren. We are so glad to participate every year we can. You are a GREAT MAN. Thanks so much for your efforts every year. Asheville is a wonderful community and we always feel so welcome there.

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Sick of shopping? You just need some Medicine from Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. Plug In, Dance while you shop and shop till you drop. Let's Funk Up our Economy while we funk up G+

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Love when newer artists try their hand on classic 'old' blues. Eric Bibb does a great job, IMO, with "Nobody's Fault But Mine". I hope you enjoy this as much as I have, but if you don't...it's Nobody's Fault But Mine. ;-)

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Which means it worked as intended! We found out that it fails. Now onto fixing it.
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National Emergency Alert System Test Was a Complete Failure #twt
http://www.geekosystem.com/national-emergency-alert-system-fail/
At 2 pm yesterday, the National Emergency Alert System was put to the test with a message sent from the White House. The system is designed, in theory, to interrupt all television (cable and broadcast...
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Thanks for inviting me. For those looking for a good perspective on understanding the customer, I think this is a good read. I am not affiliated in any way with the author, nor benefit from this promotion:
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Well, I did a few years back, but am not sure the "individual category" is still applicable. I think it's now an agency only item, isn't it?
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Hm there's still the individual - http://www.google.com/intl/en/adwords/professionals/individual.html 

for companies you can become a partner. 
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Thanks also, for the invite.
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Of course - looking forward to your posts! 
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I recently had the hiccups twice within the same week. I've been really busy (sold house, moving, etc) and had mentally decided it had something to do with how quickly I ate and drank my 'quick meal/beer'. This "hiccup cure" post seems to confirm, unscientifically, what caused it. I hope to remember this for the next time.
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HOW TO CURE HICCUPS: This afternoon while working I found myself listening to a local TV station's "science lady" attempting to explain the cause of hiccups... and getting it all wrong. As usual, this event makes me want to share what I was long ago taught about the subject by a medical resident in the emergency room at New York Hospital (now Cornell/NYH Medical Center). He took five minutes to explain the physiological mechanisms behind hiccups, and then taught me a simple, foolproof three-step method for stopping them dead.

So here's The Hiccup Cure. (And if you share this around, please do so with the share set for Public, so that as many people as possible can be spared the Curse of Hiccup Embarrassment. Thank You For Your Continued Support.) :)

The explanation: Hiccups are the result of an chemical imbalance in your blood -- a temporary derangement of the normal acid/alkaline balance of your blood electrolytes. There are all kinds of reasons why this can happen all of a sudden, but the most common ones are talking too much while eating (my favorite), and eating or drinking too fast. And different causes tend to induce different kinds of imbalance. The imbalances are these:

(a) Respiratory acidosis -- too much CO2 in the blood: and
(b) Respiratory alkalosis -- too little CO2 in the blood.

When you get one or the other of these, the body's tendency is to try to rectify the situation by pushing the lungs' contents in and out a lot faster, so that if there isn't enough CO2, some more can get into the bloodstream, and if there's too much, some can get out.

The body doesn't want to bother your conscious mind with this, so it handles the problem in a simple, inelegant, and not wildly effective way: it makes your diaphragm spasm repeatedly, compressing the lungs and trying to shove a significant percentage of their tidal volume out with each spasm. This is the hiccup.

Now, understanding this, you'd think that concentrating on breathing deeply and regularly, and ventilating yourself in a thoughtful manner, would put this problem right. Well, probably it will. But it takes forever, and you meanwhile are sitting there hiccuping and feeling like a fool (and the continuing hiccups can themselves keep making the electrolyte situation worse). So it becomes time to take more drastic measures.

It turns out that the smartest and fastest way to derail the hiccups themselves is to quickly increase the electrolyte imbalance significantly. The simple three-step intervention derived from this concept deals with (first) the most common one, the acidosis, and then, if that doesn't work, the less common one, the alkalosis. The fortunate thing is that all the raw materials are usually present in the average bar or restaurant, so you can cure yourself or a friend fast in one of the places where you're most likely to look like an idiot as you just sit there hiccuping and hiccuping.

Step 1: Take a large spoonful of sugar, dry, in the mouth, and let it dissolve. Some of the sugar gets absorbed directly through the buccal membrane of the mouth. The acidosis is kicked way further along, and your body, distracted by the sudden extreme change in the blood chemistry, "calls off" the hiccups as ineffective. It calls them off right away, too: within seconds. The "spoonful of sugar" approach, in my experience, works for about 60% of hiccuppers.

If this doesn't work, the hiccuper has a worse case of acidosis than mere sugar can deal with. So we take the intervention up a notch.

Step 2: Take one small spoonful of salt (the equivalent of a cooking teaspoon is plenty). Again, hold in the mouth and let it dissolve. It's gross, but in the next 20% of hiccupers, the hiccups will stop. Bang, right away.

If neither of these steps work, then your hiccuper is not in acidosis, but in alkalosis. So you switch tactics.

Step 3: Give the hiccuper a lemon slice and tell them to chew on it. (Or alternately, give them a small spoonful of vinegar if no lemon is available. But lemon works better.) Their hiccups will then vanish.

WARNING: It is vitally important to do these things in order and not try to cut back on the amounts of sugar and salt, or the intervention may fail and you'll wind up having to do it all over again, which is annoying, especially if you're on a low-sodium diet or just don't feel like retaining liters and liters of water the next day.

But if you follow these instructions faithfully, the hiccups will vanish. You can get a real reputation as a miracle worker with this routine.

A side issue, henceforth possibly to be called Duane's Law of Necessitative Anxiety: When you are running this routine on someone whose hiccups you absolutely have to stop because you'll fall very low in their estimation if you don't, they will always be alkalotic, and you will always have to run through all three stages, feeling dumber and more desperate every moment as you go along and nothing seems to be working. (This law first became plain to me when I was de-hiccuping my producer for the "Science Challenge" educational series I wrote at the BBC: if I hadn't proven I was good at the science part by curing him, well, you can imagine.)

And a note in passing: All other even slightly useful hiccup cures are, in one way or another, attempting to exploit this electrolyte-shift mechanism (though most of them are fairly ineffective at it). Scaring the person (causes acidosis: see _The Andromeda Strain_), drinking water upside down (forces the person to hold his/her breath, slowly increases the CO2 in the blood), breathing in a paper bag (rebreathing, ditto), whatever: they are all merely thin pale versions of the One True Cure.

Now go all ye and spread the word, that there may be fewer hiccups (and embarrassed people) in the world.
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Great news, Joe Bonamassa's new upcoming live DVD captures the sold out NY Beacon Theater show(s)! Paul Rogers made a guest appearance and I hope some of his stuff is included, too! CANNOT WAIT for this to hit the shelves!
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Ok, I probably shouldn't share this to the general public. BUT IT's SPINAL TAP. And it's about 11/11/11. So, it's obviously relevant to everyone. Apologies if I'm wrong...
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If we need that extra push over the cliff, you know what we do? Eleven.
Spinal Tap gained a loyal following in the 1980s for one simple reason. Nigel Tufnel’s amp went up to 11. This Friday, 11/11/11, Spinal Tap fans will celebrate Nigel Tufnel Day in honor of the cult c...
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Sure, I end up with the occasional ticket. And when I do, I wouldn't mind the officer being able to do his job quickly and safely. That puts me back on the road quicker while also getting the officer off the dangerous side of the road quicker, too.
digiTICKET - Never Write Another Ticket!
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I went for a good long time. The 'bet' was when I received a ticket, the S2000 was Betty's. I finally did get one, with her in the car, just a year or so ago. She decided since it's been over eight years that I could keep it. :-)
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We have bought various hard-to-find pieces of furniture and decor items, both from 2 Danes. Always a pleasure to browse and shop, definitely eye catching, unique and so stylish - everything becomes a conversation piece as well.
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First, many of these reviewers are PAID and likely live in India, etc. Look up the obvious one and see all the financial reviews, including foriegn script. PAID FOR REVIEW SERVICE LIKELY. Second, this 'firm' runs the massive Motorola Employee 401K fund. Their service is stuck in 1980 Pre-Internet. There are only 7 funds available to select...things like "small company fund". There are NO Ticker symbols available as these are "unique to Motorola" and they don't even beat their own benchmarks. PLUS, you can at best see the performance ONCE A MONTH. MOTOROLA NEEDS TO MOVE THEIR PLAN TO A REAL 401K PROVIDER. I don't know, maybe something with more choices. HOW ABOUT FIDELITY?
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reviewed 8 months ago
Our favorite gallery in one of our favorite cities. We have purchased three pieces by William Waymen and six pieces created by Jacqueline Carcagno. These are some of our finest paintings and are usually our visiting friends favorites from all the original art we've collected from around the world. My favorites of Jacqueline's are her rainforest scenes named after Bob Marley songs from a period when they lived in Costa Rica. My wife loves her Asian "impressionist scenes" with gold leaf mixed media. And our gem is one of Williams's oils of Provence, when they lived there, where he co-founded an Art Institute years ago. The gallery provides a calm and inviting spot near the best walking spots of Savannah where you can enjoy some quiet and contemplative moments as you drink in the colors, the passion and the emotional joys culled from these works of art. If you drop in, please tell Jacqueline that Chandler and Betty said "hi"!
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Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
Can't say enough great things about VTS Homes. Rob Owens, the President, is extremely knowledgeable and always takes time to really explain things that help you understand and make better decisions when building a home. His entire team was easy to work with and always followed up...making certain to address anything you've asked. I thought building a home the first time would be stressful, but it wasn't. We always knew we could rely on Rob and his team's word. We love our house and have gotten tons and tons of compliments.
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A hidden nook of an Art Gallery. Yes, it's in the original 'servant quarters' of a classic Savannah home. Pam is an excellent hostess, warm and inviting and able to tell you about the local artists who's work is displayed throughout, including Morgan, the owner of the gallery. You'll have a tough time choosing, but that's OK as I would suggest waiting anyway until you have visited the Daedelus Gallery a few blocks away at the corner of E Liberty and Abercorn St before buying anything. You'll see why I am suggesting this after you've arrived.
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reviewed 9 months ago
Absolutely love the folks at Madison Cycles. My wife and I rented bikes on a vacation in CA last year and have wanted to bike ever since. Ryan, Dave and the gang...including Gracie the shop dog...were all so extremely helpful. We visited several times, rode several bikes and asked lots of questions. They patiently listened, advised and gently guided us to the right pair of bikes for us. Never pressured. Only once did Ryan suggest strongly that my wife should consider the 7D, because of the ease of starting off (pedal rotates freely backward). We picked them up and have cycled every day since. And my wife has already said how much that advise has made a difference. We LOVE our Electra Townies. And so do several of our neighbors. Of course, we're all about the style AND exercise. These are perfect for us. But likely NOT perfect for YOU. You should spend time with the folks at Madison Cycles to find the perfect fit for YOU. SHOP INDIE. SHOP LOCAL.
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reviewed 2 years ago
My wife & I have bought phenomenal, nice antiques and rare finds at excellent pricing. People always commented on our home decor and we have several items in every room that have come from Hartlex. The owners do a great job of helping their collection of sellers refresh and replace items, so we love to walk through every month looking for the latest great discovery. Looking for something to do with your in-laws in town? Take them to Harlex and spend a few hours. Tell Mark or Leslie, Chandler sent you.
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