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Iditarod starting order

The Iditarod is upon us! Fan favorite DeeDee Jonrowe will lead out the mushers in the ceremonial start on Saturday in Anchorage followed by Ray Reddington, Jr. With a small field of only 62 mushers to attempt the Iditarod, known as The Last Great Race, it should make for an interesting couple of weeks on the trail. With only 13 …

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On this day…

  March 3, 1875: The first ever organized indoor game of ice hockey is played in Montreal, Canada as recored in The Montreal Gazette.

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To my mom…

On this day 40 years ago as the doctor handed you a nine pound baby boy, I can not help but wonder what you were thinking… All the hope. All the promises. All the joy that filled your heart. As you watched this little boy play football as a little guy and break dance in the kitchen to Michael Jackson… …

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On this day…

March 2, 1899: Mount Rainier National Park is established in the state of Washington, USA

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Mid-life crisis or death on the downhill?

Midlife is the old age of youth and the youth of old age. Proverb Today I turn 40 years old. By the law of averages and the average life expectancy for a non-smoking American male, my life on earth at least half over. I guess I had better write down one of those numbers for life insurance off the TV. …

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The Daily Post: What I can not say no to

Today‚Äôs Daily Post topic: What can you not say no to? I have been alive for 14,610 days. I have lived life to what I feel like is to the fullest. And not to take any moral high road– I am far from a saint– I have never smoked, tried illegal drugs and I do not drink to excess. But …

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Motivational quote of the day

If there is any responsibility in the cycle of life it must be that one generation owes to the next that strength by which it can come to face ultimate concerns in its own way. Erik Erikson

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On this day…

  March 1, 1692: Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne and Tituba are brought before local magistrates in Salem Village, Massachusetts, beging what would become known as the Salem witch trials.

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