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Before I sat down to write this, I recalled a fact I learned a few years ago. Historians think that the relationship between man and dog goes back 15,000 years. This is a simple story, but it's allegorical to many things we experience everyday.
Christmas is almost here, and spending time with family can be the best — and worst — part of the holidays. Cramped quarters, conflicting personalities, and childhood baggage means tensions can run high, especially when you don't have any time to yourself. But with a little creativity, you ca [ ... ]
Meet Blue (and an already adopted Misty). I watched these two dogs get surrendered to the County on Saturday. Scenario: two guys pull up in a truck. Not knowing the process, they let the dogs out of their truck in the parking lot immediately. When told that the dogs com [ ... ]
When you don't want to slip your super, hairstylist, or babysitter an envelope of cash, it's appropriate to buy them a present instead, says Lizzie Post, coauthor of Lizzie Post's Etiquette, 18th Edition. Follow these guidelines: 1. Spend roughly the amount you would have given in cash. 2 [ ... ]
When it comes to holiday shopping, a lot of us are making things way harder than they have to be. The Journal for Consumer Research, Inc. found that we tend to avoid getting people on our Christmas list the same gift, even if we think that person will really like the gift. Apparently we l [ ... ]
If you prefer to let your friends or loved ones guide you in your next adventure, instead of the preloaded voice on your Garmin nüvi., then Voice Studio is the answer for you. Voice Studio lets you create custom voices for your nüvi. With just a microphone (recommended) and your computer, you can record and upload custom voices to your device. The software guides you through the process of recording a list of words and phrases and downloading the recordings to your device.
It's fun, easy and great way to add your own personality to your device!