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The Hobo USAPL Bench Nationals

Mongrel Athlete – Andrew “Hobo” Norris will be competing in the USAPL Raw Bench Nationals this Sunday in Scranton, PA. Hobo will be competing for a spot on the IPF World Championships Bench Team. 18 more words


Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

I happened to be reading the Lancet a few days ago and there was a brief article about new guidelines for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and I decided to read more about it and then write about it as I thought it was interesting. 654 more words


A Red Flag Day.

Today, the red flag is up at the beach.

Red, apparently, signifies “High Surf and/or Strong Currents. HIGH HAZARD.” In other words, don’t swim too far out, and if you try, may God have mercy on your stupid soul. 2,102 more words


Finland part 3 (the part where things got picked up)

Of course, the whole purpose of the trip was to lift things. I’ve put off writing this portion because it has taken me time to digest what happened, how it feels, and what comes next. 503 more words




Despite the influences a person can encounter from parents and major authority figures while growing up, Francesca Spizzo shapes who she is based on her own moral compass. 401 more words

Storytime Safari Camp gets children out in nature



For the JG-TC

MATTOON — The forest smells of recently fallen rain as children of the Storytime Safari Camp stomp through the muddy trails of the Douglas-Hart Nature Center on Wednesday. 465 more words

Potter molds his future from a young age



His fingernails and orange shirt caked in grey clay, Tony Treadway laughs at the day he told his mother, a math teacher, he wanted to pursue art. 413 more words