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24 Mar 2016

Make Your Home More Energy Efficient and Save Money With Our Top Tips

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Atlanta homeowners paid 37.3% more for utility gas in January, but paid 11.7% lower prices for electricity as compared to the U.S. average. These differences are primarily due to seasonal changes, such as excessive heat in the summer and colder winters that cause those in this area to […]

27 Oct 2015

Is Obama’s “Birth Certificate” controversy racially motivated?

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“I don’t scratch my head unless it itches, I don’t dance unless I hear music“–Denzel Wahington as Coach Herman Boone in “Remember the Titans” I like that line, movies always come up with some cool sayings to me, and in this case if you miss the meaning it means “I don’t fake and front” or “schuck […]

21 Sep 2015

FASB – Financial Accounting Standards Board

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Who are the current Board members? Briefly describe their backgrounds. a. Robert Herz – Prior to joining the FASB, Mr. Herz joined Price Waterhouse in 1974 upon graduating from the University of Manchester in England with a B.A. degree in economics. He later joined Coopers & Lybrand and became senior technical partner in 1996. Then […]

21 Sep 2015

Myworldplus Discount Card – Home Business

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Myworldplus is one of the hottest programs right now to save money and earn a residual income at the same time.You can save $100 or more per month using your myworldplus discount card. Do you do a lot of shopping online? This program is just perfect as you get cash bonuses when you purchase from […]

16 Sep 2015

In which I respectfully disagree with Richard Dawkins

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In `The Magic of Reality’ (P.20) Richard Dawkins describes the magic of J. K. Rowling as supernatural. I disagree. One of the characteristic differences between science and pseudo-science is that real science has entry-level exercises by which children can access and manipulate the subject of that science. The school-girl raising a weight with a pulley […]

06 May 2015

Squirrel Removal

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Squirrels choose to nest in attics, roof spaces, in between surfaces, in log stoves, in chimneys, in fireplaces, as well as in different areas which are off the ground. Squirrels can make their nest from things like attic insulation and cardboard, paper, leaves, fabric, vapor barrier and are very opportunistic. Locate entry points: Our trained […]

05 May 2015

Mexican Vacation: Mack Daddy Wants His Hammock, His Wife Wants a Boogie Board

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Sorry to sound smug, but we’re here sans family and pets in . Staying with our friends Scott and Liz in a little beach-side town called Troncones. And it’s amazing. Our palapa (house) is delightful, the food is delicious, everything is cheap (which for me, a natural-born cheapskate, is almost the highlight of the whole […]

05 May 2015

New Track Pants, New Man

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I want to revisit my New Year’s resolutions for a minute. A few people I know have expressed shock at my horrible lifestyle choices and cavalier attitude towards self-improvement. To clarify: I was trying to be funny, but I was also being truthful, when I said I sit like a polyp in a tilting leather […]

01 Apr 2015

Father and Son and Worm and Fish

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I finally did an actual, quintessentially Dad-like thing today: took my kid fishing. The family Mack is renting a cottage, as is our wont. And we\’re renting a boat too. I took the kid on the boat, we trolled around. (The older two are vegetarians and object to fishing on PETA-type grounds. The youngest has […]

16 Sep 2014

Celebrating baby

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Skip the glut of gifts. Give the gift of child sponsorship, instead (okay, or “in addition to”). It’s easy and easy on the conscience, too.A lot (a lot!) of junk comes into our home. At some point, the earnest, natural wood, heirloom-quality, open-play toys that I favor lost out to the market-researched, test-marketed, proscriptive-play offerings […]