Monthly Archives: September 2012

Holding Out for a Hero

When it comes to helping the poor, one of the most influential figures to surface is the folk hero, Robin Hood.  Most commonly known for “robbing from the rich to give to the needy”, this skilled outlaw has certainly made … Continue reading

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Do You Believe in Magic?

Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Dumbledore, and Voldemort are all names that you have heard for the last decade, at the very least!  Whether or not you have read the Harry Potter book series by J.K. Rowling or seen … Continue reading

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For The Love of Mary Jane

When it comes to shoes, I’m sure you have heard of the Mary Janes.  You know the name, but do you know their fame? Believe it or not, the Mary Jane shoe got their name from an old comic strip … Continue reading

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Calling All Scots!

For all those lovers of highlands, bagpipes, and kilts, what could be better than a total immersion of all things Scottish?  Take heart because your dream has become a reality.  Long ago in Scotland, the Highland Games were created to … Continue reading

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A New Way to Be Human

With the emergence of Anne Rice novels, The Twilight Saga series, and television shows such as The Vampire Diaries and True Blood, it is undeniable that vampire fever has swept pop culture.  Everywhere you turn nowadays, it seems like the … Continue reading

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What Not To Wear

While many things have changed over the centuries, some things remain the same.  Take fashion, for example.  True, the styles have changed, but the nature of clothing defining social status still remains today, just as it did back in the … Continue reading

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The Way You Wear Your Hat

Whether attending an elegant dinner or watching a song and dance number, let’s be honest…a top hat adds class and style!  Like a cherry on an ice cream sundae, a top hat is a perfect finishing touch.  Could you imagine … Continue reading

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All Work and No Play Makes For a Very Long Day

If you think you have it rough getting up at 7:00 AM to start your work day, count your blessings!  Be glad that you were not a peasant during Medieval Times, whose work day could start as early as 3:00 … Continue reading

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