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My Personal Side

By Craig Hastings I stumbled onto a show two weeks ago that I believe is new and I was hooked. The name of the show is “The Repair Shop” and it’s filmed in Great Britain. The business is located in the rural countryside of Chichester. The business is located in what appears to be a…

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Real Life Wellness-Light at the End of the Tunnel

By Dr. Bill Hemmer Flip over any rock and you will find COVID-19. No one will escape being touched by this new strain of Coronavirus. But I’m telling you right now, it’s all about to end, one way or another. What this new normal will look like is anybody’s guess. All I can do is…

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Memories and Musings

By Cheri Sims I have lived with cats all my life and I still don’t understand them. While I was packing up the Christmas decorations I filled a plastic storage container with my holiday towels, set them in the kitchen by the attic stairs and continued working. A little while later I ventured to the…

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Back in the Day- 1-19-22

Ten years ago  January 25, 2012 Miss Moultrie Douglas Rachel Craddock was named in the Top 15 in the Miss Illinois State Fair Queen pageant. The three-story Dotson Building at 128 and 130 W Sale was being demolished over the week. Local CPA firm Larsson, Woodyard, & Henson was hired as the new auditor for…

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Holding It All Together-From A Dog To A Gentleman

By Amy McCollom I read a story once about a man who was walking his dog through a park. The man was walking along the same path that he always walked his canine companion, down a grassy path to the pond’s edge, but this time he noticed something near a tree and stepped over to…

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HumankindNESS-What Does it Manner?

By Jennifer Richardson It was almost a decade ago. There were four seventh grade boys at my Art room door. It was lunchtime, and it crossed my mind that they probably should have been in the cafeteria. In response to my greeting and query about their visit to my room, they simply said, we have…

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Hook, Line and Sinker

By Tony Hooker First world problems According to the CDC, there are 2 billion people worldwide who don’t have access to basic sanitation. Furthermore, according to the world health organization, “About 3 billion people worldwide lack adequate facilities to safely wash their hands at home. The regional disparities are stark: in sub-Saharan Africa, 75 percent…

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My Personal Side

By Craig Hastings In 1941, 2403 Americans were killed at Pearl Harbor. In 2001, 2977 Americans died in the World Trade Center attacks. In 2012, four American heroes were killed at the American Embassy in Benghazi. In 2021, 13 Americans were killed during a botched withdrawal from Afghanistan. All four of these attacks occurred because…

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Real Life Wellness-How Light is Your Load?

By Dr. Bill Hemmer The beginning of the year lends itself to looking into your future. What are your goals for 2022?  Have you thought about your Health goals? Business goals? Family/Personal goals? One of my colleagues shared with me a great way to frame your future goals. She told each of us to carry…

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Memories and Musings

By Cheri Sims Winter is here! I don’t love it but I don’t hate it either. I enjoy having all the seasons and would not want to live anywhere else in the country but if I were rich I would like to have a home in Maine on the water or the northern California coast…

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