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Alice Jones Webb
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If you want to be better than average, you have to be different than average.
If you want to be better than average, you have to be different than average.

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I Wonder Why No One Comes to My Book Club
I don't understand why everyone stopped coming to my book club. I have fabulous snacks. I provide a great spread of exotic cheese and scrumptious finger foods, tiny little shrimp puffs and the traditional Southern cheese straw. There are monogrammed cocktai...
I Wonder Why No One Comes to My Book Club
I Wonder Why No One Comes to My Book Club
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What Happened to Summer Vacation?
It is a Tuesday morning. There are only a few short weeks of summer left before school starts. The weather is perfectly sunny today, although admittedly warm and humid. However, the neighborhood is eerily quiet. I know there are children here. Sometimes I s...
What Happened to Summer Vacation?
What Happened to Summer Vacation?
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This Dog is Getting Old
My dog is getting old. I'm pretty sure he was just a puppy yesterday, but today I noticed the abundance of white hairs around his dark muzzle. He needed help jumping up on the couch, an act he isn't technically allowed to do but knows he can get away with w...
This Dog is Getting Old
This Dog is Getting Old
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Surviving Graduation - A Commencement Speech for Moms
It is graduation season, and I’ve seen pictures of smiling graduates just about everywhere. Whether your kid is graduating from preschool or law school, as a parent, graduation is an emotional day. I recently sat through commencement exercises for my oldest...
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Forget Football. A Walk in the Woods is Way More Dangerous
Look at all this DANGER!!! University life is dangerous. What with all the rape culture and underage binge drinking, it's a miracle anyone makes it out alive, let alone with an actual degree. A lot of the activities college students engage in is inherently ...
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Fear Makes Us Do Irrational Things
Fear sometimes makes us do irrational things. Fear isn't all bad, of course. When our human brains are functioning properly, fear is a natural instinct that helps keep us safe in dangerous situations. It prepares our bodies to physically respond for fight o...
Fear Makes Us Do Irrational Things
Fear Makes Us Do Irrational Things
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Do Scones Really Need a Gun-Free Zone?
I was super excited when a real live bakery opened up in our small town. Before the grand opening of this local business, fresh bread and baked goods required hours of kneading, rising, and patient waiting. While totally worth the labor efforts, I am not a ...
Do Scones Really Need a Gun-Free Zone?
Do Scones Really Need a Gun-Free Zone?
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Thinkers, Doers, and Free Speech - A Response to Gregory Salcido's Anti-Military Rant
California teacher and Pico-Rivera councilman, Gregory Salcido has made the news for an anti-military tirade he recently made in a public school classroom. After publicly humiliating a high school student for wearing a Marine Corps sweatshirt, Mr. Salcido w...
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Why We Hunt
Photo credit: Adventures Plus Outfitters Just before Christmas, hunter Michael Taylor shot and killed a massive black bear here in Edgecombe County, North Carolina. At 640 pounds, this black bear weighed 150 pounds more than the average black bear. It yield...
Why We Hunt
Why We Hunt
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5 Ways Not to Sexually Harass Your Co-Workers at the Office Christmas Party.
'Tis the season for office holiday parties. Normally when this time of year rolls around, we don those ugly sweaters, get drunk on the company's dime, and engage in some "Dirty Santa" shenanigans. But the times, they are achangin'. The most sacred tradition...
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