• Pets Resources, Associations and Organizations

    Searching for information about pet organizations and associations? Need pet-oriented advice to keep Fluffy and Fido safe and healthy? The following links can help you and your pet. American Animal Hospital Association The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is the accrediting body for companion animal hospitals in the United States and Canada. The site has […]

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    • 5 Tips for A Safe Car Trip

      Heading out on a car trip? We’ve compiled some car tasks to do before you get on the road to make your trip safe and comfortable. 1. Schedule a tune-up for your car a week or so before departing. Why? It’ll give you a peace of mind knowing your car will run correctly. If you recently had […]

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      • Storm Chasing 101

        If you’re interested in getting involved in storm chasing, storm-chaser Tony Perkins offers these top tips: Take a Skywarn training class. Most of these are free and offered through government agencies every spring. This will help you identify server weather correctly, report it, and most of all make you aware of your potentially dangerous surroundings. Educate […]

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        • Storm Chasing: A Real-Life Story

          Storm chasing isn’t always as thrilling as in the movies – no houses on their way to the land of Oz, no flying cows – but with patience, you can see some pretty amazing displays of weather wonder. Tony Perkins, a recreational storm chaser from Minnesota, shares his storm chasing experiences. Storm Chasing During the […]

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          • 5 Sites for Childcare Options

            Looking for resources for your childcare search? The following sites offer childcare information as well as other useful information. Care.com — Child Care / Day Care Ever wish you had a Day Care Directory – or, a list of the nearest available babysitters? Now you do! Enter your zip code and find what is available […]

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            • After A Theft: 5 Quick Tips From Police Officers

              Here are some tips for dealing with home and car theft, gathered from police officers across the country: Stolen Car? Talk Cracks and Dents When reporting a stolen car, be sure to mention your car’s unique characteristics – the location of dents, cracks, bumper stickers, detailing and so on. These details help your car stand […]

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              • 6 Spring Cleaning Safety Tips

                Spring officially arrived on March 20, which means it’s now time for all those spring-cleaning chores to be completed. Add the following six tasks to your To-Do list, to help your home recover from any winter damage and keep it safe and secure for the upcoming season. Inside 1. Change your furnace filter. Chances are, […]

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                • What’s The Right Choice for You? Options for Higher Education

                  Not sure if a traditional four-year university is right for you—or your wallet? Looking for some other options that will help you achieve your career choice yet fit with other obligations you may have? Here’s an overview of the options of higher education for your consideration. Traditional University and College Traditional colleges and universities offer […]

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                  • Car Accident Resources

                    If you’ve been in an accident, these resources can provide you with information and guidance as you deal with the insurance and legal ramifications. Car Care Council The Car Care Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating motorists about the importance of regular vehicle care, maintenance and repair through its “Be Car Care Aware” […]

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                    • Dealing With Jet Lag

                      By Jenny E., our experienced Travel blogger Crossing several time zones can have a deleterious effect on your energy and capability to perform as a businessperson, or hamper your ability to fully enjoy your vacation destination. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to minimize the effects of jet lag. Air Travel Tips Water: The environment […]

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