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Happy National Waitstaff Day – Be Sure To Tip Your Server!

May 21 is National Waitstaff Day, and the best way I can think to celebrate it is to have a frank discussion about tipping.   I’m going to say it:  15% is stingy.  Tip 20%. 

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Good News!! Mick Jagger Is Back In The Dance Studio! (Video)

A month ago, 75-year-old Mick Jagger gave us quite a scare.  As Billboard reported, Jagger underwent heart surgery – a valve procedure and a stent placement to treat blockage and weakened arteries.  Sadly, this caused the Rolling Stones to postpone their latest tour – No Filter.  The good news is this morning Mick posted a video of himself dancing!! He …

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Tim Conway, Rest In Peace.

Tim Conway passed away today.  A true comedic visionary, the world is a funnier place because he was in it.   Here’s to chaos, to a life well-lived, and laughter.   Thanks for all of the jokes, Tim.  

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The Internet Confuses Me: YouTube – James Charles vs. Tati

Beauty Gurus RULE YouTube.  Well, that and gamers.  And muckbangers, ASMRtists, unboxers, slime.  Okay, scratch that.  Beauty Gurus are an essential part of YouTube and the internet in general.  The Beauty Industry is a $445 Billion industry, and a review by one of the major Beauty Gurus can make or break a product launch, and in some cases, a whole company.

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Spring Allergies – A Radio Announcer’s Worst Nightmare

It’s hard to gesture loud enough for radio.  My hands don’t make a lot of noise, except for clapping, and that’s a terrible way to tell you that the Beatles are next.  So, Sunday, when I woke up with absolutely no voice, I knew I was in trouble.

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Parachute Day Was The Best

Think back to elementary school.  Do you remember that one day of the year you’d walk into gym class and instead of the regular racks of balls and the giant tub of smelly pinnies, you’d see an enormous pile of silky fabric in the middle of the gym?   A little jolt of electricity would go through the class as the …

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Minnesota Model Makes History As First Model To Wear Burkini and Hijab in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue

Halima Aden is the first Muslim model to wear a hijab and burkini in the new issue of Sports Illustrated. Aden, a Somali-American model was born in a refugee camp in Kenya. She lived there until the age of seven. Her family then moved to the US, settling in St. Cloud where she attended Apollo High School

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Elden’s Announces Prom Contest Winner

Brienna Timm is the winner of the Hummer Limo contest at Elden’s Fresh Foods in Alexandria! Congratulations to Brienna – she and her friends will ride to the Alexandria Area High School Prom this Saturday in style!!!

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The Twins Confuse Their Fans With Weird, Fuzzy Logo

WHAT THE HECK IS THIS?  Dear Minnesota Twins, I would like to speak to your social media manager.  

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Peeps Pizza Is A Thing, And I’m Terrified

I think Peeps in and of themselves are divisive enough.  Personally, marshmallows – yum! Sugar that feels like sand – yuck!  But like Fleetwood Mac says, you can go your own way.  However.  The internet, bless its little heart, has brought forward a new idea. Did you think that pineapple on pizza was controversial?  Nope. 

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