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Macworld 2003

 

This year's Macworld Expo was held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. On Tuesday January 7th, Steve Jobs, founder and CEO, introduced some new products. This year Apple proclaims 2003 the year of the portable computer.

So in the year of the portable, Apple raised the bar on portable computers by introducing a 17-inch wide screen PowerBook G4. And to fill the shoes of ultra portability users, apple introduced the first 12-inch PowerBook G4. Both PowerBooks are fast...

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Dear Cousin,

 

The New Year makes its way into the hills, sending the old year limping on its way. The thought of a brand new year brings encouraging hope of fresh beginnings, and putting the old year behind us. There is no use dwelling on past failures, old hurts, or lost opportunities. We can only learn a lesson from these things, and forge onward. The lull between Christmas and New Year's finds a lot of folks, including me, putting away clutter accumulated during the holidays and...

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While the world slept soundly in their beds, he saved the world from the domination of extraterrestrial life. While others went along their day to day business, he fought censorship and breathed life into the classics. While you and I sat dully in front of a TV set, he brought us back to a happier time, Greentown, Illinois, where children knew what it meant to be children, and trolley cars still regularly rolled down the streets. He brought back antique words such as "gusto" and "zest" and...

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published by Kekionga Middle School

 

Feeling sad as the days grow shorter? Does a gray, rainy day make you feel gloomy and tired, but a sunny day can leave you feeling cheerful and energized? Well, there's a scientific reason for this. Insufficient exposure to sunlight has been associated with low levels of melatonin and serotonin, abnormalities of cortisol, carbohydrate craving, weight gain, and sleep disturbance.

Some of you out there may have also noticed that you find a seasonal...

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A TRADITION OF SERVICE

The Boy Scouts of America prides itself on encouraging youth to serve others. That's why the Scout slogan is "Do a Good Turn Daily." Scouts are encouraged to always be on the lookout for ways to help others and to do good deeds or good turns.

". . . the final and chief test of the Scout is the doing of a good turn to somebody every day, quietly and without boasting. This is the proof of the Scout." - The Boy Scout Handbook-First Edition

Youth today face many...

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In my outdoor career I've tried baking bread, pies, biscuits, cakes, and just about anything made from flour or cornmeal that can be baked in an oven at home or in a Dutch oven in camp. I've baked a few other things beside breadstuffs but for this time, I'll concentrate on the simple and easy way to make biscuits. Who doesn't like biscuits with butter and jelly, biscuits with sausage gravy, and biscuits sopped in stew? Who has tried to bake biscuits in a Dutch oven and given up and started...

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