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Celtic Colours: Celebrating Music and Community

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Sep 18, 2023 / 0 comments

As late summer shifts into autumn, it is a time for gatherings and festivals.

Celtic Colours International Festival is one such event. It takes place across nine days in early October every year all across Cape Breton Island in the north of the province of Nova Scotia in Atlantic Canada.

Celtic Colours: Celebrating Music and Community

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Travel Like a Pro: Your Roadmap to Preparedness

Unquestionably, traveling is exciting. The possibilities for adventures are endless, from visiting new cultures to trying new foods. These kinds of adventures present can present difficulties if you're not prepared. You should pack light and be ready for everything. This road map will ensure you are well-prepared for your next trip, whether you are an experienced traveler or a first timer.

Travel Like a Pro: Your Roadmap to Preparedness

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Read This: 100 Things to Do in Holland, Michigan Before You Die

Have you been to Holland, Michigan yet? A small town located on Michigan's Sunset Coast, Holland was, obviously, settled by Dutch immigrants. The landscape resembles the Netherland (aka Holland), and the settlers brought a rich array of culture, food, and tulips with them. 

Interested in learning more? Of course! I've got a GREAT read to recommend!

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Staten Island Unveiled: The Ultimate Guide to Ferry Tours

Staten Island, one of New York City's five boroughs, is a gem often overshadowed by its bigger siblings, Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Yet, the Staten Island Ferry not only offers breathtaking views of the city skyline, but it's also a gateway to the borough's rich history and diverse culture. For the curious traveler, a ferry tour is the perfect introduction to the lesser-known marvels of this island. Here's the ultimate guide to navigating the waters.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: The Waiting Game – 5 minutes and forever

by Stacey Ebert /
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Sep 07, 2023 / 0 comments

We’ve all played it—the waiting game. The one where the toddler asks for a treat and the grown up says wait till after dinner. The one where the ten-year-old can’t wait to stay up past bedtime when no one can say otherwise. The one when you can’t wait to get to the next level of whatever because then you can do this other thing. Oddly enough, the waiting seems like forever in the moment—yet, if you talk to any adult, as they were once that young toddler, it truly seems like five minutes. 

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Take a culinary journey around the island of Ireland

Taste your way around the island of Ireland to discover the award-winning culinary experiences that are making the island a foodie magnet.

From hotels and restaurants to food trucks and fruit farms, there are gastro delights aplenty to be enjoyed across the island of Ireland. With great local ingredients, innovative chefs, talented producers and authentic experiences to be savoured, you will be certain to give your tastebuds a treat.

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Cheers! We love the Chicago Brew Pass

Choose Chicago today announced the launch of the Chicago Brew Pass, a new initiative to promote exploration of Chicago’s award-winning craft brewery scene. Through the Brew Pass, the first-ever digital pass of its kind in Chicago, locals and visitors can check in at breweries across the city and earn points that can be redeemed for fun, limited-edition prizes. Participants can use the Brew Pass to explore over 20 participating craft breweries at their own pace and start earning rewards one pint at a time!

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How to Make a Good Thesis Presentation

A strong thesis defense is crucial for any doctorate or graduate student. Although researching and writing about your thesis topic can be a Herculean effort, the work doesn't end there. The thesis presentation is a crucial part of the dissertation defense in many academic programs.

How to Make a Good Thesis Presentation

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Meijer Gardens Weaves An Autumn Tapestry with 25h Annual Chrysanthemum Exhibition

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is pleased to present its annual fall horticulture exhibition, Chrysanthemums & More!, opening to the public September 15. Michigan’s largest exhibition of its kind features expansive displays of chrysanthemums, fall foliage, and family-friendly activities. Chrysanthemums & More! will be on display September 15 through October 30. 

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NASA Challenges Students to Fly Earth and Space Experiments

NASA is calling on middle and high school students across the country to submit experiment ideas for a high-altitude balloon or rocket-powered lander test flight in the third TechRise Student Challenge.