Month: September 2015

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Reviewed: Zen Habits by Leo Babauta

Zen Habits is a collection of blog posts from Leo Babauta’s popular blog, ZenHabits.net. The essence of these chapters is that we need to live more simply, declutter our spaces, and make small, incremental changes that eventually lead to big achievements. Over the last few years, the author has lot a …
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What is “Get Out of Hand”?

Get out of hand means that someone is losing control of a thing or situation. The expression originated with riding horses. If the rider did not keep a firm grip on the reins, it would result in the horses getting “out of hand.” (Source) Sue Allen Clayton is a website …
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Happy Dogs in Politics Day!

Dogs in Politics Day is celebrated on September 23. It originated on September 23, 1952 when Vice President Richard Nixon gave his famous Checkers Speech.  In this speech, Nixon admitted that he was wrong to use $18,000 of funds from backers to pay for political expenses. Nixon also stated that …