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Recent Articles on Historic Sites You May Have Missed

Knowing that most people working at historic sites don’t have access to an academic library, I thought I’d share a few articles around some major topics that caught my eye.   1,429 more words

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from MADTOWN MADMONEY by David Heise and Steve Heaps

The second book by my friend and ex-IT Manager Dave Heise and his co-author Steve Heaps is better than their first.  The plot is more intriguing, the language is tighter, the references to sites in Madison (and Key West) less contrived.   266 more words

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Health & Fitness Articles of the Week - 7/20/14

Technology addiction- how should it be treated?- A topic that is near and dear to most of us. I for one have a hard time going extended periods of time without checking my phone. 399 more words

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from THE DEVIL'S SNAKE CURVE BY Josh Ostergaard

Subtitled “A Fan’s Notes from Left Field” this is a compendium of baseball notes and facts interwoven with social commentary.

Here’s a bit on the steroid era… 297 more words

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Inspiration matters

I recently went to a talk at the Victoria & Albert Museum by John Hegarty (of Bartle Bogle Hegarty advertising fame). Summarising his just-published book about creativity, Hegarty argued that we’re all creative at heart, shared his insights on how to improve and sustain creativity, and made an interesting point that if you surround yourself with un-inspirational people/things/books/TV, you will not create great work. 264 more words

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Health & Fitness Articles of the Week - 7/13/14

10 Mistakes Women Make in the Gym- I am still surprised by how many women I know that work out all of the time, but still feel like cardio is the only way to lose weight and stay fit. 335 more words

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