Severe Weather Safety: Tornado Safety
May12

Severe Weather Safety: Tornado Safety

Tornado Safety | American Red Cross So now that we know the basics of what a tornado is, how do we know what a tornado basically is, but what can we do to stay safe in case of a tornado? According to the Texas Tech University report on Annual Disaster/Death Statistics Report for US Storms, “Annually tornadoes cause an average of 1,500 injuries.” On the same report, “On average, 80 deaths each year are directly attributed to the 1000...

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River Bandits and You: Why Should You See them in Action
May12

River Bandits and You: Why Should You See them in Action

Okay, let me get this out there; yes I know I am a female and yes I know that I should not like sports but I do. I may not be a walking dictionary about sports but some sports maybe, although I am not going to discuss what I do know, and what I do not know here. However what I do know is that it is baseball season, and the River Bandits are gearing up towards a great season. I could bore you with all the facts about the team, but...

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Why Kids Should Have a Pet
May09

Why Kids Should Have a Pet

There is always that issue that seems to arise when the kids get puppy fever. This so called puppy fever seems to always happen when kids hit the magical age of six. So while there are ways to tell your kids no, I won’t do that because I am an animal lover. However did you know there may be some health benefits associated with kids having a pet? Now if these reasons are enough to encourage you to get a dog please consider rescuing...

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What I Wish I Knew Sooner
Apr24

What I Wish I Knew Sooner

Ever wish you could go back in time and give yourself a smack upside the head? We all have those moments, and my moment was the time that I decided to take the dog for a walk while wearing roller skates. It was not my brightest moment and I still have the scar from where the skate rubbed my skin raw, but other than that we all make stupid mistakes that we wish we could take back. That is what makes life so interesting, and also allows...

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Kids and Outside: Why They Need to Go There
Apr22

Kids and Outside: Why They Need to Go There

There is a problem in our society nowadays, and it has nothing to do with what is going on in the White House. It is with our kids. We, as a society, are not playing enough outside. However it is important to note that, “The average American boy or girl spends as few as 30 minutes in unstructured outdoor play each day, and more than seven hours each day in front of an electronic screen.” (National Wildlife Foundation, Health Benefits)...

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