This Fourth.

It’s 11:11 a.m. on the Fourth of July. I’m still in bed, relaxing in my pajamas. I can’t remember the last time I was able to just sit in bed and mindlessly peruse through social media, watch TV and do nothing.

Usually on the Fourth my husband and I enjoy our city. We’ll walk around, check out fun things going on, and end the evening watching the fireworks. There’s a radio station you tune into here in our city that plays synchronized music to the show.

I’m sure you know the list. It’s your “Born in the USA,” “All Summer Long,” “Rockin’ in the Free World,” and of course, “Proud to be an American.” Continue reading

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Podcast Favs: Today Explained

I discovered Vox’s Today Explained podcast a few months ago and it’s one I never miss on a daily basis. In one show, usually about 20 minutes in length, they break down a piece of recent, relevant news to help you understand it. Just one subject matter so you really can explore the topic in-depth.

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Easing TMJ Tension Headaches

I get tension in my temples on a daily basis because of TMD and get really annoying headaches. It also causes ringing in my ears, which I think at this point is just going to be normal for me. But at least I’ve learned a few ways to ease the tension. If you suffer from the same symptoms, here are some tips for you to try. Everyone is different, so ultimately, you’ll need to find what works best for you.

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Bingeworthy Podcasts: Slow Burn

This article is a part of the “Bingeworthy Podcasts” series. If you don’t listen to podcasts, these are a few good ones that will get you addicted. Enjoy. 

Whether you are extremely knowledgable about Watergate, or don’t know much at all, but are interested in it, you will want to check out Slate’s Slow Burn.

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