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My Favorite Podcasts

Here’s a list of my favorite podcasts – History Podcasts – Norman Centuries – A Norman History podcast created by Lars Brownworth. 12 Byzantine Rules – The History of the Byzantine Empire by Lars Brownworth. Hardcore History – An unconventional look at history by Dan Carlin. History of Rome – A weekly podcast about the history of Rome. Sports Podcasts – Dan Patrick – A daily podcast, in three parts, by Dan Patrick. Tony Kornheiser – A daily podcast, in two parts, by Tony Kornheiser. Bill Simmons – A podcast from ESPN personality, Bill Simmons. Entertainment / Commentary Podcasts – TBTL – Too Beautiful To Live by Luke Burbank. Geek Out Loud – The OFFICIAL podcast of Geek Out Online.…

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A Simple, Productive Day

You know you’re getting older when you a.) spend your “off-day” doing chores around the the house and b.) you enjoy doing them. I have been extremely busy for the past six month, twelve months, two years, forever, so it was good to take a day “off” from the world – and just focus on getting some things done around the house. First, I replaced a broken light-fixture in our master bathroom.  I tried to simply buy a new globe for the original fixture, but that was a no-go.  I just couldn’t find one.  So, I went to the local hardware store and found a replacement for the entire fixture.  I remembered to flip the breaker, took down the old…

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Daily-Use Fees And Free Days For State Parks

Please click here for an updated version of this page. I live in Georgia and am a big fan of our State Parks System.  I recently visited one of our state parks and learned that there was no daily-use charge for visitors who visited on Wednesdays.  That bit of information sparked my interest and was the reason for this post.  I’ve attempted to list the daily-use fees from all 50 states and their state parks. Alabama State Parks – From the Alabama State Parks website – Alabama State Parks offer ideal places to stay: resorts, hotels, cabins and cottages, camping; and fun places to play: hiking, biking, golf, fishing, paddling, swimming, birding and wildlife viewing or just relaxing. Clicking the…

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