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Pig Oxfam

Gifts that Give Back

Folks have been lamenting the commercialization of the holiday season for years, but the outcry this year about shopping on Thanksgiving indicates a rebellion of sorts. Christmas decorations pop up in stores in September; relentless television advertising pushes consumers to empty wallets for a “perfect” holiday; the irony of rushing around buying gifts right up […]

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Pocono Alliance Events

Help Give Poverty the Boot

Have you heard of Pocono Alliance?  If you don’t know who they are, you should find out.  These folks know how to make things happen in our community! And they’ve got something big in the works- Monroe County’s first all-inclusive playground, Crossing Abilities.  It’s located in Mountainview Park in Tannersville, and is scheduled to be […]

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Happy Birthday America! (Explored!)

More than Fireworks

Happy Independence Day!    This day always reminds me that despite whatever is going on our country politically, economically, or socially, we do live in an exceptional place founded by exceptional people.  I thank God for the opportunity to live in the Land of Opportunity. Remember the bicentennial celebrations?  The movie 1776?  What fun!  We […]

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Me Fish!

Got crowds? Get funds

They say necessity is the mother of invention; I’d add that a tough economy is the mother for resourcefulness. While many startups and organizations are having trouble raising capital or borrowing funds, others are taking it upon themselves to get the job done. As an example, two guys I follow on Facebook — Christian singer […]

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