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SNAP CHALLENGE AT NASCAR

Can I live on $4.17 per day for 7 days? I went to Texas Motor Speedway for NASCAR and Indy Car racing. While I was at the Lodge I stay at when I go over for these weekends, I usually … Continue reading

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Off to the Races! 

  It’s morning in the kitchen and opening season at Hot Springs’ biggest tourist draw, the venerable Oaklawn Race Track. Since 1904, the jockeys have worn their stable owner’s colors and ridden horses to the joy or heartbreak of the attending … Continue reading

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HUMIDITY PODS THE SIZE OF JUPITER CANCEL IRONING FOR THE DURATION OF THE SUMMER

   Home from the laundromat and cooling down on the couch with the last hot laps of the nascar race at New Hampshire. Went out into the heat to clean clothes because I’d have to go out into the same … Continue reading

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TRAVELERS’ RESTSTOP: restoring life to our past

  Ever wish you could pull over to the side of the road, refill your gas tank, grab a bite to eat, and maybe sleep overnight? The Petrified Wood Station in Denton, Texas, would suit you to a T if you … Continue reading

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MARTINSVILLE HOT DOGS & CHANGE

Folks don’t like change. The track changed the provider for the famous $2 hot dogs at MARTINSVILLE, the NASCAR short track known as the “Paperclip.” We are like cats: if we have something new thrown at us, we ain’t gonna … Continue reading

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What Keeps You Up At Night?

Some folks have difficulty getting to sleep, while others can’t stay asleep. Sometimes this is due to an underlying health condition, but often it’s due to stress in a person’s daily life. Once you rule out the medical causes with … Continue reading

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TELLING OUR STORIES: THE SALT AND SWEET OF OUR LIVES

When I can’t get motivated to do chores, pay bills or clean house, I think, “what CAN I do that’s productive, that will get me off my duff and up and about?” I have a list of things a mile … Continue reading

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