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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Swimming

Summer is for swimming.

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Humor

So, They are Good for Something: How Your Kids Can Keep You Fit

Spring is in the air, and I can’t be the only person who feels energetic and ready to take up some sort of regular exercise. But time is short and classes are expensive, and who wants to spend their precious free time away from their home and sofa? Then it occurred to me: Aren’t I […]

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Humor

10-Second Anecdotes That Reveal Too Much About Me: Luann

You think you really know a person…

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Waterpark Rides

We just got home from a couple days at the waterpark. (An indoor waterpark because it’s not quite warm enough for outdoors yet. And by “not quite” I mean it was pouring and in the 50s this morning.)

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Pool, Beach, or Other?

OK, people, this winter nonsense has gone on long enough.

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Open Thread

Monday Night Flashback Open Thread: Hot Time in the City

Happy Hot Monday, Friends! I’m just guessing that it’s hot by you, because I don’t remember what it feels like when it’s less than 90°F outside.

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Sports

Olympics: Team Update

Before we get into the gymnasts, here is a quick look at our athletes, and we’ll find out who is going to London.

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Lunchtime Poll

LTP: 7/7

The outdoor pools are finally warm here, and we’ve spent many waking hours swimming our hearts out. Are you ready to jump into today’s lunchtime poll?

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Ladyguides

How to Survive a Shark Attack

The weather is warming up and no doubt people will soon begin flocking to beaches both near and far. As I am currently in St. Maarten and considering snorkeling for the first time in my life, I thought it would be prudent to do an article on one of my greatest fears: how one survives […]

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Perspectives

It Used to be a Haven

It used to be a haven. When I was little, I was always in the water. Eventually, I fled to the sanctity of the lanes to avoid high-school drama. Nothing like a good workout, body screaming down the pool, to take your mind off chemistry tests and French homework. There, I knew what to expect, […]