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How Fireworks Can Trigger PTSD

You may see the signs popping up around your neighborhood this July 4—red, white and blue notices that indicate the home of a vet with the request to “Please be courteous with fireworks.” 394 more words

Sparklers, Fireworks, and Other Ravishing Light and Glory

During my growing up years, the Fourth of July was usually celebrated at an extended-family picnic, attended by aunts, uncles, and lots of cousins. At least two tables were required for the hamburgers, hot dogs, numerous side dishes, homemade lemonade, watermelon, and Grandma’s pies and cookies. 845 more words

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Lack of Motivation; Need Some Rest!

This has been a very busy, hard year for me.  I’ve worked every week day and a lot of weekends.  I haven’t had very much down time, and I can tell it!   306 more words

Thoughts on Leadership: A Message for the Fourth

By Gino Blefari

This week I have the 4th of July on my mind; a holiday always spent grilling with my family and watching fireworks light up the summer sky. 322 more words


TBT Grateful Dead Style!

The July 4 weekend 2015 is a perfect occasion for a #TBT of the Grateful Dead performing US Blues in 1978 at the Capitol Theatre. Enjoy!


Playlist of the Week: AMURRICA

Ah, it is that time of year once again. A coveted time where we can celebrate being an American with exorbitant amounts of beer, barbecue, and sunshine. 84 more words

Playlist Of The Week

How do Nathan's competitors eat hot dogs so fast?

Competitive eater Tim “Eater X” Janus downed 44 hot dogs in 10 minutes at last year’s Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating championship, good for third place in the competition. 18 more words