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It’s a Small, Small, Non-Selfie World

It’s a Small, Small, Non-Selfie World

Photo by CEphoto, Uwe Aranas / CC-BY-SA-3.0
Photo by CEphoto, Uwe Aranas / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Someone, somewhere, is finally doing something to make the world a better place. In a day and age when there are so many dangers that can ruin one’s day in a heartbeat, like hearing yet another story about the Kardashians, a major corporation has finally decided to take a stand. I am, of course, talking about the recent decision by Walt Disney World to ban the use of selfie sticks. The world is truly a safer place because of it. Read more about It’s a Small, Small, Non-Selfie World

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Punxsutawney Phil Versus The Woolly Worm

Punxsutawney Phil Versus The Woolly Worm

(NOTE: This blog was originally published on Dec 23, 2009)

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Groundhog Day

With Groundhog Day a mere six weeks away, it’s time for Punxsutawney Phil fans everywhere to unite against a newly discovered threat: the Woolly Worm. That’s right, dear readers, the Woolly Worm is trying to muscle in on Phil’s meteorologic territory.

To bring you up to speed, the good people of Banner Elk, NC hold an annual Woolly Worm Festival every year on the third weekend of October. The gala event includes crafts, amusement rides, food, live entertainment, and of course the premier event, Woolly Worm races. These races consist of an endless sea of fuzzy little caterpillars climbing up individual ropes, much like you and I did during 9th grade gym class. The only difference being that unlike the Woolly Worm, we were wearing short shorts and tube socks which don’t make for really good climbing. (The trip back down wasn’t all that comfortable either.)

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