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What Can Be Given To a Charity?
While most anything can be given to charity, these are the more common forms of donated property: Cash: Cash gifts are the easiest to give to a charity, both in terms of substantiating the deduction ...
5/21/13 at 3:35 PM Silence is the Word on Financial Fears 5/17/13 at 10:10 AM
RMDs a Danger to Retirement Plans? 4/18/13 at 3:42 PM
Worst Movies Ever?
I watched the infamous "Birdemic" over the weekend. Yes, I did this on purpose. No, I'm not a glutton for punishment. The movie was probably one of the worst movies I've ever seen, even though I've s...
2/18/13 at 5:11 PM The Weirdness That Is Gangnam Style 1/8/13 at 3:27 PM
Seven Benefits of Roleplaying Games 12/23/12 at 8:26 PM
Honesty -- It's Still a Lonely Word
Note: This post is simultaneously published at This Woman Writes, the new name and new location of Middle Aged Plague. Transition -- it's never easy. I just finished reading one of those inspirationa...
1/24/13 at 6:31 PM If Pumpkins Were Money, I'd Be Rich 1/17/13 at 6:21 PM
Life's -- and Death's -- Lessons 1/10/13 at 3:06 PM
I have a confession to make...I am a magazine junkie. One in particular that I absolutely love is Consumer Reports. I know, not what you expected was it? I have purchased many items based on how some...
12/30/12 at 8:51 PM I'm. Not. Tracking. 12/1/12 at 9:39 PM
November 19, 2008...when it all began! 11/19/12 at 9:24 AM
Changing Your Life
Two out of every three Americans are either overweight or obese. Thats a lot of people! If we are one of these larger Americans, what can we do about it; losing weight is not an easy process. I bel...
11/27/12 at 9:30 PM
The younger generation: more stressed, less healthy?
They're in the prime of life, yet younger workers often report feeling more stressed and less healthy than their older counterparts. And we're busy worrying about ailing baby boomers swamping the hea...
7/20/12 at 12:21 PM You're sick and it's all your fault 11/18/11 at 1:35 PM
Ageless artists 6/10/11 at 12:31 PM
Educators "Go Wild with Health"
Several educators and community members from the Fargo area learned how to promote school, community and personal healthy lifestyle concepts at the 26th annual Roughrider Health Promotion Conference,...
6/11/12 at 11:50 AM
Avoiding Lifestyle Inflation
When my wife and I first got married, we lived on a meager income. We lived in a run-down two bedroom apartment and ate Hamburger Helper more than Id care to admit. We managed to get by and live a hap...
5/25/12 at 2:55 AM
Her home is her palace.
I love Robin Allebachs attitude. Her home is her palace and her palace is 324 square feet. Robin has one of those little square houses I love so. Tammy Swift of The Forum wrote a lovely article about ...
12/8/11 at 7:00 PM
Medcenter One Pediatrician helps Boy Scouts get fit
This summer, Dr. Stephen McDonough, a pediatrician at Medcenter One, was one of 16 national Boy Scout leaders to complete the Walk the Walk initiative, as he earned the Presidents Active Lifestyle A...
8/22/11 at 5:31 PM
Healthy habits reduce breast cancer risk between mothers and daughters
Mothers and daughters nationwide are beating the odds of developing hereditary breast cancer. The American Cancer Society says that five to 10 percent of breast cancer cases are caused by gene defects...
3/28/11 at 8:25 PM
NDSU Pheasants Forever March 26 banquet
When it comes to conservation organizations, events and fundraisers. I'm not partial. There aren't any I can think of that I won't support. The benefits to conservation are not specific to the organiz...
3/19/11 at 7:46 AM
Talkin' turkey 2010
In this mornings Daily Globe, subscribers to the print edition will find the annual King Turkey Day special section. For the past several years, weve used that section to take a look back at the rich...
9/13/10 at 3:00 AM Football Fare II 2/4/10 at 5:00 AM
Soup's on 1/5/10 at 5:00 AM
Jonesing for Joe
As Thanksgiving approaches, I’d like to give an early shout-out to coffee for keeping me awake and alert (somewhat, anyway) throughout each day. For the first 25 years or so of my life, I don&rs...
11/18/09 at 12:04 PM