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Saturday Morning News: February 2nd, 2013

  The Super Bowl Ads You Don’t Want To Miss This Year US attempts to block beer merger Unbridled Kentuckians Decide It’s Time For A Kick-Ass New Slogan Daring to Ask the PED Question Brain Injuries In The NFL: A Fan’s 5 Stages Of Grief President Clinton? Deer-antler spray: What is IGF-1? – CBS News […]

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Steno Pad

The image for this post was taken by Hannah Brewer Administrator’s Note: Ok I did it again. I was working on a post this week and time got the best of me. And by time I mean Ruzzle. Actually, it has been a pretty hectic week. So instead of posting a hastily written piece the […]

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Saturday Morning News: January 12th, 2013

Despite Billions In Aid, Many Haitians Still Live In Squalid Camps How America’s Farm Industrial Complex Is Starving Haiti Where’s the money?: How earthquake aid bypassed Haitian organisations In the Time of Cholera Syrian rebels capture key military base Super Bowl Ads Sold Out; Some More Than $4 Million Mali and France ‘repel Islamists’ zero dark_torture […]

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#34 Songs We Belt Out In The Car… With The Windows Rolled up

Administrator’s Note: We here at TTAF are taking a break from blogging for the rest of the year. We feel that it is important that we take some time off to spend with friends and family, and also to relax a bit as the past year has been hectic for all four of us. We […]

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Places To See Before I Die

Josh’s sports bucket list inspired me to create a bucket list of my own.  However, instead of a sports list I decided that I would come up with a list of places that I would like to travel to before I shuffle off this mortal coil.  I went with physical locations as opposed to events, […]

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Church Called Due To Darkness

Author’s note: I was about three hours deep into a political post for today.  Then I remembered how well my last attempt to dip my toes in political waters was received.  So I decided to post another story from a book that I have been working on for a friend’s publishing startup, a book that […]

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Marshmallow Wars: Why Good Intentions Are Not Enough

Author’s Note: By now you have surely noticed that each writer at TTAF has his own style of writing, You have also most likely noticed that each writer has a “go to” topic for posts.  A “go to” topic is one that a writer addresses often.  My go to topic thus far has been my […]

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A Name Worth Remembering: Toussaint L’Ouverture

Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering. -Theodore Roosevelt-   Francois-Dominque Toussaint L’Ouverture (L’Ouverture is a nickname, meaning, “the opening”) is the most important historical figure that you have never heard of, and maybe even the most important among those you have. “I was born […]

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On Ingenuity: Haitian Kids and Field Crews

On the property where we lived in Haiti there was a large field covered with a thick, wax-like plant and a small cleared out spot where kids would play soccer. The longer we lived there the more work we did to the small clearing and eventually it became a relatively large field. We made small […]

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How I Became A Pacifist

Administrator’s Note:  This is a chapter of a book that I was asked to write for a friend starting a publishing company.  I apologize for the length but I think it will play a role in further posts in which I plan to expand upon my pacifistic beliefs.  Please share your thoughts and opinions in […]

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