Spinach with Sauteed Tomatoes

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Bad Money

Nothing good comes of bad money. Case in point: the casino industry. One by one, Atlantic City casinos are falling like dominoes. Sure you can blame casinos in Philadelphia and New York, but think about the state of Atlantic City during the casino industry’s robust years. Politicians pushed gambling, promising—as they always do—a boon for [...]

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Lime Balsamic Vinaigrette

The best way to get the most out of summer is to Lime it Up! Lime zest is sweet. Lime pulp is refreshing. Lime’s rind makes your cheeks pucker. Try this simple, quick dressing on a spring mix salad–preferably one with roasted red peppers, walnuts, strawberry slices, mandarin slices, and provolone cheese. Once you put [...]

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Independence Day

U.S. Declaration of Independence When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a [...]

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Summer Solstice

June 21st is my favorite day of the year because it’s the longest day of the year. Summer solstice is the day the sun reaches its northern most point in the sky, giving us more daylight than any other day of the year. The days leading up to summer solstice are my second favorite days [...]

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Down The Shore

Anyone familiar with the phrase “down the shore” will tell you it’s a Jersey thing, and they are correct. Only those who beach along the Jersey coast say “down the shore.” Mostly, these people hail from Pennsylvania, New York, and of course, New Jersey. Anywhere else in the country, people go to the beach. According [...]

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Microsoft’s New Coke

Eighteen months after getting my new laptop, I’ve come to the conclusion that Microsoft has its own version of New Coke. I feel for Microsoft. They desperately want to take a bite out of Apple’s success. Apparently, Microsoft has failed to recognize its own success. With Windows 8, Microsoft waived a white flag, cried uncle, [...]

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North Wildwood Beach Writers’ Conference

Everyone has a book inside their head. Very few will actually write it. Even fewer will endure the effort to have it published. Those who do will learn that as difficult as those first two steps are, the most challenging part is getting paid. That is, generating enough publicity and interest to drive sales. Writing [...]

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