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Penguin Counting And An Antarctic Reunion (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted December 20, 2011 | 9:30 AM

A few wet strides to the rocky shore and I am in an amphitheater packed with penguins -- 60,000 to be exact -- all screeching and lollygagging about. Over their heads, I can see ice capped peaks piercing the sky. Anchored out at sea is a Soviet surveillance ship turned...

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Obama the Movement Redefines Patriotism

(7) Comments | Posted October 27, 2008 | 8:35 AM

Well I don't blame Michelle one single bit! I said the same thing she did the other night to my husband Peter, as we watched Barack Obama on TV delivering his funny, satirical speech.

'For the first time in my life, I feel proud to be an American!' I couldn't...

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A Day at the Circus: Dropping in at a Recent McCain Rally

(18) Comments | Posted October 20, 2008 | 1:57 PM

"Hey -- you're Joe the Plumber! I'm Joe the Plumber! We're all Joe the Plumber!" A burly man in a black T shirt waved a plunger at my husband Peter and me, as we edged in line toward security for John McCain's outdoor rally in Woodbridge, Virginia, on Saturday...

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