Special Interests

NYC Cherry Blossoms
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ub Wed, 03/31/2021 - 12:42

The good news is that Spring Equinox started on March 20th, but in NYC it's now Spring because Cherry 🌸 Blossoms have started blooming. The bad news is that Japan is experiencing the earliest cherry blossom bloom in 1,200 years. Experts point to global climate change as the cause. Gorgeous, but depressing! 

NYC Islands Are Back
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ub Sat, 03/27/2021 - 19:24

‘The future is looking brighter than ever as a tale of two cities is returning after a year-long agony of dormant pandemic hibernation.

The pandemic has given us a year of lousy sleep, insomnia and the desire to visit friends and relatives, but all of this is changing.

Growing Wiser
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ub Sat, 03/27/2021 - 12:44

Getting older does not always have to be a drag. There are many benefits to being a senior citizen. For example, going out for chow.

If you don’t feel like cooking be sure to turn to these places for good senior dining deals. From fast food to steak restaurants, this compiled restaurant list will definitely help you make your choice.  

Keep in mind that deals may vary at participating locations and can change without notice.  

For The People Act

Submitted by ub on Fri, 03/26/2021 - 08:35
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To save Democracy #HR1 also known as #ForThePeopleAct must become the law of the land before the next national election.

H.R.1 - 117th Congress (2021-2022): For the People Act of 2021 | Congress.gov | Library of Congress

The For the People Act is a bill in the United States Congress to expand voting rights, change campaign finance laws to reduce the influence of money in politics, limit partisan gerrymandering, and create new ethics rules for federal officeholders.

Try A Kayak
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ub Mon, 03/15/2021 - 10:15

Spring is just days away and to stay outdoors, more are turning to kayaks, which makes them hard to find for long periods of time.

After all, we have been through and managed to survive, we realize we are the fortunate ones. Why did a half-million Americans and others who will die as a result of the mismanagement of the global pandemic?

Not Giving Up My OBE
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ub Tue, 03/09/2021 - 14:31

Brits and Americans are divided by attitudes toward the House of Windsor. Why are there different reactions to Harry and Meghan Markle’s Oprah interview? What is the attraction to learn about The Royals who're among the most dysfunctional families on earth?

National Wine Day
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ub Wed, 02/17/2021 - 14:55

PLAN AHEAD - The 18th of February aka National Drink Wine Day. But be careful, because according to published reports.

Ox New Year
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ub Wed, 02/10/2021 - 06:09

Celebrate the year of the Ox as the Chinese New Year is upon us. Here's how to wish someone a "Happy New Year" 🎊 

This marks the start of the Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, It is Asia’s largest 🎉 celebration. I am surrounded by Ox. but my favorite one is Yirong. 新年快乐

Super Bowl Treats
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ub Sun, 02/07/2021 - 13:08

As American families are getting ready to enjoy @SuperBowl and most have done for most major events since the global pandemic began, the task is to make the most of it with great food. Are your favorites spicy wings, organic, or other delicacies?

SNOW KIDDING
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ub Mon, 02/01/2021 - 16:05

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