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  • AllisonMiles

    Rollin' on the River...

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    A good friend and I are gearing up for a trip to New Braunfels this weekend to float the Guadalupe River, and I have to say I'm excited. I've only floated the river once, a couple years ago, with some ...

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    A papery predicament

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    I spent most of last night doing laundry and straightening up my apartment. The place was in desperate need of a cleaning and it's still not quite there, but it was a productive night. But as I folded clothes and ...

  • AllisonMiles

    A dog-eat-dog weekend

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    If you've never been to a dog show before, I highly recommend it. Well, if you're a dog lover, that is. I spent this weekend visiting my friend Pamela in Houston and, while we spent a lot of time talking and letting ...

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    Eh, forget the carwash.

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    I got back from an interview just a bit ago and, as I glanced back at my car, I realized just how desperately the poor things needs a bath. Both inside and out. The inside is full of dog hair ...

  • AllisonMiles

    Wedding bells and dragons

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    A weekend wedding in my hometown of Anderson, Indiana led to today's blog. The rainy Saturday moved my cousin Molly's wedding inside the city's fine arts center instead of the outdoor venue originally scheduled. While the family wasn't sure how the building would ...

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    Excuse me, ma'am - but your earrings really bug me.

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    The Associated Press reported that a couple of teens in Sandwich, Mass. are really starting to bug people. No, literally. Katheryn Maloney and Brady Cullinan have started selling earrings and necklaces made out of lacquered cicada carcases. Cullinan's mom gave them the ...

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    Food For Thought For the Fourth

    By AllisonMiles in Business Notebook

    The Fourth of July is just around the corner and I can almost taste the burgers and hot dogs being grilled in our backyard. I don't know what it is about the holiday that just screams for time outside, enjoying ...