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Dog Training Mechanics

baseball dog

Dog training is simple. Anyone can do it, right? Well, maybe. Dog training involves a lot of mechanical skills that we can practise. The more we practise, the better we get. The better we get, the faster our dog learns. Maybe we should focus on doing the basics well instead of looking for some new-fangled clever techniques!

How One Man Changed a Centuries-Old Game

A person playing the poker variant, Texas Hold'em

Poker has long been one of the most popular card games in the world. An estimated 50 million Americans play the game regularly and it has been a popular pastime of soldiers dating back to the Civil War. Even though the game has a long history, future historians will single out one poker player from Tennessee as the catalyst for changing the game of poker forever.

Silent Night With Mom and Dad

Silent Night With Mom and Dad

I start singing Silent Night and my parents listen politely. I am not the best singer in the house but I have heart. As I am singing my father gets up and goes into the kitchen to get himself and my mother a drink.

Meet Some People Who Make A Difference

Making a Difference: Anney Ardiel of Anney’s Closet

Anney Ardiel, shows off Anney's Closet, one of four locker storages full of donated items given free to women in need of household items to start up new homes and new lives.

Anney’s Closet is a “free store” that takes household items donated by downsizing seniors, friends of Soroptimists, and other donors and provides women and girls in transition with furnishings for their new homes. Girls and women who are referred to Anney’s Closet from advocates at over 20 partner social service agencies have the opportunity to select items from Anney’s Closet that will transform their new apartments into functional and comfortable homes.

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