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Being Thankful

This is the time of year when most people take time to reflect. These thoughts include being grateful for their health and thankful for family and friends. Most also appreciate all the "stuff" they own, realizing how fortunate they are. Years ago, most houses had only...

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A Fungus Among Us

“Blue cheese contains natural amphetamines. Why are students not informed about this?”  - Mark E. Smith Mold is a fungus, among us, that is found both indoors and outdoors. The exact number of species is unknown but range anywhere from tens of thousands to over three...

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The IRS Wants Proof

This year has seen many natural disasters, including hurricanes that caused major flooding along our coasts and wildfires in many states. Recently, there have been numerous slight earthquakes (who knows when "the big one" will happen?). Add the every-day occurrences of fires and thefts that...

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3 Years Is a Long Time to Wait

Whether you live along the Jersey shore that was devastated by Superstorm Sandy, or merely observed the aftermath on the news, you were most likely taken aback by the mass of losses incurred.   An article in the insurance industry magazine Insurance Journal stated that three years...

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