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Although sluggish and slow, turns out that sloths may be more talented than we give them credit.  Learn some interesting facts about these unique creatures and what we may be able to learn from them.

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2017 was an interesting year for women.  We led marches all over the country and globe to press for progress in women's rights and "feminism" became the most looked up word of the year.  Maybe this new found interest in feminism came about because the definition of the word has actually changed over the years.  When feminism first  appeared in the dictionary it was defined as "the qualities of females."  I suppose that is accurate in a sense that each female has her own qualities that make her uniquely feminin but the current definition now reads " the theory of...

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We all know that it's hard to get kids unglued from the tv, phone, tablet, or anything they can sit and be entertained.  In fact you likely stumbled upon this blog because you were cruising the web or scrolling through social media, but never mind that, today we are talking about art, why it's amazing, and how you and the entire family can learn to love it.  Unfortunately, it is going to require you to put down your electronic device and settle for simple paper and pencil, but please read the blog first.  Why is art is amazing?  I could...

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I start my day each morning by sipping on coffee and watching the news (that is after I hit snooze a few times of course).  The news allows me to stay informed and aware of global and political events, but I have to admit that it can be hard to watch and sometimes a little depressing when it seems each day is a different shooting.  The rest of my day is often spent taking care of sick people or caring for people going through their own life struggles and traumas.  By the time the day is complete there can be...

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 You have heard it said that "laughter is the best medicine."  Working in medicine for years, I can honestly say that I have never prescribed laughter, although I wish that I could.  Laughter, smiles, and love would be the first orders I would write for every patient that entered the hospital.  Inevitably, the nurses would page me and say that the medications haven't cured the patient, and we would simply have to increase the dose.  Being the patient is no simple task.  The act of being patient actually means to bear or endure pain or difficulty with calmness.  Happiness, although sometimes required in heaping...

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