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DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE, DOUBLE YOUR FUN

DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE, DOUBLE YOUR FUN

Because the famous chewing gum manufacturing company Wrigley drastically rolled back its advertising budget more than a decade ago, I suspect teenage twin sets of Amanda and Matthew Bodeker and Ethan and Olivia Mulada may not be as familiar with the Doublemint Twins...

MOVIN’ ON UP

In 1969, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), J. Edgar Hoover, labeled the Black Panther Party “the greatest threat to the internal security of our country.” The party, active between 1966 and 1982, was initially formed to challenge the excessive...

HERE’S JOHNNY!

HERE’S JOHNNY!

Are Johnny-come-lately and Johnny-on-the-spot one and the same? If not, are they related? Does he (or they) also go by another “John” nickname like Jack, as in Jack-of-all-trades, master-of-none? The idiom Johnny-come-lately has been used since the 1890s. It first...

WISE DECISIONS

WISE DECISIONS

What is your definition of wisdom? To be wise could mean many things. Some people display logic in the face of calamity. Others are known for their emotional intelligence. Some can recite facts from sharp memory banks. These are not necessarily signs of wisdom,...

PASSAGES

PASSAGES

On this day in 1521, famed Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan passed through the pearly gates of heaven. The devout Christian met his untimely death at the hands of the indigenous people of the present-day Philippines while on a voyage to circumnavigate the world....

ROAD TRIP

ROAD TRIP

In his poem The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost famously describes the challenges we face in our life journeys when presented with tough decisions. We know he took the road less traveled, and it made all the difference. Faced with the intersections of life, which way do...

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