Your chance to showcase your artworks: Calls for Art

In this blog, I’ve chronicled my artistic and emotional journey, as I take the hurts and pains and loneliness of my life and turn it into Dream Windows and award-winning photographs. In today’s blog, I want to change the perspective, so to speak.  Instead of my telling you where I’m going with my artworks… I…

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Trivia Bowl XI … and the teams are…

Wow.  It seems like only a year ago that Stern Fans won their second Trivia Bowl, and did so in quintessentially Stern Fans-ish manner – by betting a few points and watching as every other team got the answer wrong.  That put their name on the coveted trophy. Now it’s 2015, and the eleventh meeting…

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Best of Our TU Community Bloggers, January 8, 2015: Ten for Thursday

It’s morning again in America … and it’s six degrees below zero. And that’s not even factoring in the wind chill factor. So I have a perfect solution to avoid the cold. Read these blogs.  All ten of them.  These ten Times Union community bloggers will bring you knowledge and information and provocative thought and…

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The “blog-specific” bracket – and the winner is…

Well, it was a tough battle throughout… But in the end, D357 won the Blog Bracket when he defeated Pat – well, Louisville defeated Duke – and so D357 can claim bragging rights as the Blog Bracket winner. Congrats! (1) D357 (Louisville) (16) Doodle (NC A&T) D357 D357 D357 D357 (8) Chad 9978 (Colorado St)…

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What happened to those puppies is beyond reprehensible.

I saw this story and my heart just sank into the ground. I can’t even find the proper words for what this. Just watch the embedded video clip and try not to feel hatred and disgust for the crumb who hurt and nearly killed these three puppies. http://WTEN.images.worldnow.com/interface/js/WNVideo.js?rnd=982009;hostDomain=www.news10.com;playerWidth=630;playerHeight=355;isShowIcon=true;clipId=7709636;flvUri=;partnerclipid=;adTag=News;advertisingZone=;enableAds=true;landingPage=;islandingPageoverride=false;playerType=STANDARD_EMBEDDEDscript_EMBEDDEDscript;controlsType=overlayNEWS10 ABC: Albany, New York News, Weather, Sports…

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Success: Sgt. Rex will be reunited with Marine Corporal Leavey!

Last weekend, I wrote a blog post about Sgt. Rex, a German Shepherd who served America in two tours of duty in Iraq.  Now at the mandatory retirement age of ten, and no longer able to perform his duties for his country, there was some question as to whether he would be reunited with his…

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