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  • First Person: Obesity's Classified as a Disease, but Losing Weight Is on Me
    The AMA has classified obesity as a disease. This is my unusual way of tackling my weight in order to achieve better health and happiness.
  • Five Romantic Dallas Restaurants
    Some of the most romantic restaurants in Dallas are also some of the best, with top chefs, fantastic food, and beautiful settings that will make your head spin.
  • Unique Venues for a Dallas-Area Wedding
    Dallas and its surrounding area offer couples ready to tie the knot a great variety of options.
  • First Person: The Struggle of a Low-Income Christmas
    My husband lost his job and I'm on a fixed income. Here's how we're givingour young daughter the kind of Christmas she's looking forward to.
  • Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day Attracts Variety of Supporters
    In response to the boycott, Mike Huckabee proclaimed August 1 to be Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day. Customers have come out full force to show their support of the company and its president, Dan Cathy.
  • Best of Texas Wine Tours
    Great wine doesn't always come from California or France. In this article, you'll learn where you can go to find exceptional wines through the state of Texas.
  • Benefits of Following the Engine 2 Diet
    The Engine 2 Diet was formulated by a firefighter after one of his station partners developed dangerously high cholesterol. As a plant-based diet, it's not only environmentally friendly, it helps your body to be more healthy.
  • President's Day Reflections on the 2012 Election
    President Obama is facing a touch re-election bid this year. As liberals remain disappointed at his lack of convictions, and conservatives decry his socialist tendencies, Obama should look to previous presidents for guidance.
  • Roseanne Barr for President? is She Joking?
    The former star of TV show, "Roseanne" is throwing her into the ring of Green Party candidates. Her tweets and interviews prove the issues she believes in are no laughing matter.
  • My America Has Disappeared
    Growing up the 70s and 80s, I never knew I was on the precipice of great changes in our nation. Some of these changes, however, have been for the worst, not the best. I've looked around and found that the American I grew up in has all but disappeared.
  • Is Wind Energy Worth It?
    Is wind energy worth it? This is a look at both sides of the argument concerning one of the most controversial forms of green energy: the wind turbine.
  • Are Electric Cars Worth It?
    If you're considering an electric car, you should research your options before making a decision. Depending on where you live and the type of car you choose, you might be better off with a hybrid.
  • Smart Thermostats Just Got Smarter
    This article goes over the latest in new smart thermostat technology. These devices help home owners and renters manage energy consumption in ways never imagined before.
  • Be Green During the Cold Winter Months
    The winter months can be harsh, but that doesn't mean you have to give up your green lifestyle. Maintain and winterize your car and home, and you'll not only save money, but you'll help save Earth.
  • In-N-Out in Frisco, Texas, a Popular Destination
    The popular West Coast chain's first day of business is a huge success despite foreboding weather forecasts.
  • Non-Profit Job Salaries: What You Can Expect to Earn
    This overview details selected job descriptions plus the national salary averages.
  • Social Security Retirement Benefits
    Those close to retirement, or who are disabled might qualify for Social Security Benefits. Determining what the eligibility requirements are is sometimes confusing. This article breaks it down into basic information.
  • Decorate Your Rental Home on a Budget
    This article focuses on creative ways to decorate your home on a budget, whether they're just starting out, or are an established home-owner, people everywhere are getting more creative in furnishing and decorating their homes.
  • How to Use Cassia Oil to Get Rid of Mice
    Using essential oils is an effective way to keep mice from returning to your home.
  • BP: Cutting Corners & Risking Lives
    Recent documents have revealed that BP cut corners and ignored safety measures just days before the explosion on April 20.
  • Ways to Earn an Alternative Income
    This article illustrates various ways one can earn a little extra money in alternative ways such as mystery shopping, doing online surveys, reading emails, and doing online administrative work.
  • Adventures in Mystery Shopping: A Stay-at-Home Mom's Experience
    Mystery shopping can be a fun but time-consuming way to get out of the house and earn a little money. Is it worth it? You decide!
  • A Few Random Things About Me
    This is a humorous overview of random facts about me
  • Raising a Successful, Independent Child
    This article answers the question of whether we should push our children to succeed. How much is too much? Where do we stop? At the end of the article are a few tips on how you can help your child become a successful, independent person.
  • Dietary Options for Women with PMS
    This article is a quick guide to reducing or eliminating monthly PMS symptoms by eating a more healthy diet.
  • The Blind Date
    A humorous and completely true account of the only blind date I have ever been on.
  • A Willow Tree
    From a common job interview question, "If you were a tree, what kind would you be?" comes an introspection about my own personal character.
  • Scenes from Andersonville: Chicago, IL
    I love the neighborhood of Andersonville! It's an eclectic mix of people. Here's a small photo essay I compiled of a recent walk I took around the block.
  • What to Buy Mom for Less than $75 at Williams-Sonoma: Presents She'll Love
    This article focuses on wonderful items offered by Williams-Sonoma at a reasonable price for people on a budget.
  • The Question of Culture
    This research focuses on the question of whether there exists a bona fide "Deaf Culture" as opposed to simply a "deaf" disability group with no cultural identity. Controversy still exists regarding this topic and is still up for debate.
  • 10 Mother's Day Quotes for My Mother
    In honor of Mother's Day, I've scoured various sources to bring you, what I believe, are some of the best quotes to describe what it is to be a mother. Enjoy.
  • Who was Kokopelli?
    This paper examines the different theories of origin for the Hopi-Zuni kachina, Kokopelli. From the Pueblos reaching far into South America, Kokopelli is shrouded in mystery as a mythical trickster, trader and fertility god.
  • Cochlear Implants, Deafness and an Episode of CSI
    An editorial regarding the Hearing world's view of cochlear implants in people with profound hearing loss. The TV show, CSI is used to illustrate typical societal attitudes towards the Deaf, specifically, and also the Hard-of-Hearing.
  • A.G. Bell Vs. National Association for the Deaf
    A debate between two organizations for those with hearing loss. Pepsi's deaf super bowl commercial created controversy, generating positive and negative responses from the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and the National Association of the Deaf.

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