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Indraloka Animal Sanctuary

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The residents of Indraloka Animal Sanctuary, a farm animal rescue, rehabilitation, and shelter located amid the Endless Mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania, do not arrive at their new home because life had been good to them….

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Dear LeBron, 2 Words: Hot Yoga

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LeBron James, you need to practice hot yoga. It seems, you just can’t take the heat. Hot yoga will help. Practicing hot yoga creates a stronger, more flexible body and mind. If you can stand…

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Going Green

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I’ve always hated St. Patrick’s Day. Growing up in a small, parochial, predominantly Irish town, St. Patrick’s Day and its parades and festivities, its raucous, prideful celebration of cultural heritage underscored my feelings of ethnic…

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It’s Hard to Be Healthy Without Healthy Water

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On the 4th anniversary of Let’s Move!—Michelle Obama’s initiative to stamp out childhood obesity—this week, journalists and bloggers were invited to a conference call with Sam Kass, executive director of the program. Kass gave an encouraging report….

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In Defense of Figure Skating

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For me, Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova was the clear winner of the Olympic Individual Ladies free skate on February 20th. In awarding her gold, I believe the judges got it right, and the cacophony of…

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Don’t Question. Just Accept.

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A card from a dear friend arrived in my mail last week. Inside the card—which read, Don’t question. Just accept.—was a cashier’s check for $500. Typed on the memo line of the check were my favorite…

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Beyond My Writing Comfort Zone

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As a writer, I don’t happen upon many opportunities for serious journalism. My writing career has been focused on entertainment, health, lifestyles, travel, the occasional didactic business assignment. Lately, I feel the Universe urging me…

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