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Dowdle has produced over 10 million puzzles.  These have been shared by millions more. "I feel incredibly blessed to have been apart of so many people's lives," Eric said," I hope to be able to keep doing this for years to come.  I still believe in bringing people together one puzzle piece at a time."
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Why is January 1 New Year’s Day?  I mean, it is how most of us grew up, and it is what our culture tells us is New Years, but why? The bottom line is because someone said it was, and pretty much every around them said, "Okay, why not?" There is more to it than that, but it's a pretty good summation. Still, January 1 is not recognized as New Year’s Day by everyone and not everywhere.  Here is why and how you can use it.
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 Your puzzle arrives. You remove the sleeve, open the box, and breathe in that new puzzle aroma, ahhhhhhh.  You move to your puzzle assembly area, gently remove the bag with the pieces, carefully open the bag and then, ever so gently, like a skilled surgeon, pour the puzzle tiles out.
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December is the darkest month of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. The slide into darkness starts every year on June 22. Every day those in the northern hemisphere lose light, an imperceptible degree at first but ever-increasing daily. The...
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     Despite the stumbling blocks and pitfalls of the year, there is much for which to be thankful.  Sometimes we need to break from the daily pressures and take a few moments to do a personal inventory. Do not get caught in the trap of comparing yourself to others. Look at you. Identify one thing you are thankful for, something you love. Smile about that thing, treasure it.

 

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With all the events in the media cycle, an especially important anniversary has gone virtually unnoticed.  After a long, equally dangerous, and miraculous voyage from England, the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock on December 18, 1620.  This year is the four hundredth anniversary of this history-changing event. It is an event that is crucial for us to remember. Any more, it seems like this seminal event is being trivialized or torn down.  There is no future if there is no history to build it on.
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