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MOAB – A Walk on the Wild Side

The Ford Explorer lurched forward and fell even closer to the edge of the dirt road, a wet, slippery melt of red clay and ice from the first snow of the season. My eyes were fixed on the sheer cliff overlooking the Colorado River thousands of feet below, the looming rim now just inches from the muddy tires. My nails…

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Jon Anderson still enjoying the ride

Jon Anderson is flirting with his wife. The former leader of Yes, one of the most successful progressive rock bands in history, is writing a song for his Brazilian summer tour and wants his wife, Jane Luttenberger Anderson, to sing it for him. “She speaks perfect Portuguese. She’s really good,” he stammered. “I’ve tried to get her to sing with…

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Celebrating ideas for success

Planning for ongoing fun and celebration at work, with your family or friends, is a great way to floss as a group. These ideas are known to improve relationships, increase creativity, make people feel appreciated, and build an invisible web of goodwill. Most of the ideas below come from a survey of the most popular ideas used in medium and…

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The 6 best ways to make an angry customer back down

1. Apologize. An apology makes the angry customer feel heard and understood. It spreads and rages and allows you to start rebuilding trust. Not only that, but pilot studies have found that the mere act of apologizing has lowered the costs of lawsuits, settlements, and defense. You must apologize to clients regardless of fault. Certainly, the apology should be worded…

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Pruning techniques for common vegetables

Pruning or simple pruning is the latest technology applied to horticultural crops to increase the quality of fruit and vine crops. The reduction of the number of branches and vines provides the maximum utilization of the nutritive elements by the plant, which favors the production of vigorous and quality fruits. Excess branches and vines are just an addition to the…

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Boys will be boys (or why do men need to fight)

I had twenty-five boys in fight club tonight, twenty-five boys and a girl, and she certainly stood out. It’s surprising how obvious gender differences are in a ring setting. In the general flow of life in an industrialized society, men and women mingle and merge in their daily routines, doing the same kinds of work, taking on the same kinds…

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Buffalo Bills on a roller coaster

The Buffalo Bills are bringing their fans on an incredible roller coaster ride. And it’s up to fans to decide if they’re watching the best show in the world or if they’re up to the cheap thrills their favorite team brings them. The Bills have not had a satisfactory performance this season. They have lost game after game and losing…

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