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Book Review - ‘Dog Gone, Back Soon’

Apr 14, 2014 8:25pm

You were sure that everyone was in awe.

There you were, poised, confident and in control. You had a handle on things and you were workin’ it. All eyes were on you, watching, and you were...

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Book Review - ‘The Thicket’

Jan 07, 2014 11:52pm

You know who your friends are.

They’re the ones who keep your secrets, or your car keys when you need them to. They’ll loan you five minutes or five dollars, tell you when your ideas are...

Book Review - Books about Alzheimer’s

Dec 27, 2013 4:45pm

This time of year always makes you think of things past.

You’re reminded of the holidays and the kids when they were small. That makes you think about when you were a kid, of fun outside,...

Movie Review - ‘Wolf of Wall Street’

Dec 26, 2013 1:42pm

Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) snorts coke through a rolled-up hundred-dollar bill, unfurls that Benjamin Franklin, shows it to the camera, then wads it up and chucks it into the trash.

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PERSONAL TRAINER - Barbells work overtime as useful mobility tool

Dec 23, 2013 5:23pm

Barbells are a great tool for exercising. You can use them for squatting, dead lifting and pressing. Did you know that you can also use them as a mobility tool?

Yup, it’s true. You can use...

Movie Review - ‘Saving Mr. Banks’

Dec 20, 2013 6:00am

In the hands of Emma Thompson, “Mary Poppins” author P.L. Travers is a spoonful of something, all right, but it sure ain’t sugar.

She’s blunt, bristling and belligerent — as well as a few...

Trainer Laura Salcedo demonstrates the starting position for the barbell thruster exercise at CrossFit Mountain's Edge on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. (Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Personal Trainer - For full-body conditioning, in thrusters you’ll trust

Dec 16, 2013 12:54pm

Squats and shoulder presses are hard enough when done as isolated movements. Let’s see what happens when we combine them into one movement, the thruster. The results may surprise you.

First...

Book Review - ‘Junkyard Planet’ by Adam Minter

Updated: Dec 16, 2013 12:23pm

This will probably be the last year for your old Christmas lights.

You’ve noticed that the bulbs are half burned out and replacements are hard to find these days. Besides, you’d really...

Movie Review - ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

Dec 13, 2013 6:00am

For a movie that’s all about literally going home again, “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” is further proof of just how hard it is to do so figuratively.

After 2003’s “The Lord of the...

HIPPY holds October, November group meeting

Dec 12, 2013 9:32am

Carlisle Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) was held Oct. 21 at the old Carlisle band room.

The theme for the meeting was Fall. Lynnette Ward from the Carlisle...

Progressive Club hears about Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance

Dec 12, 2013 9:32am

The Carlisle Progressive Club met at the home of Margaret Ann Zimmerman on Nov. 13. President Jane Ann Harper presided over the business meeting. Along with other business, the club discussed and...