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Friggatriskaidekaphobia Is Very Real

Friggatriskaidekaphobia comes from Frigg, the Norse goddess of wisdom after whom Friday is named, and the Greek words triskaideka, meaning 13, and phobia, meaning fear. And it's pretty common. Triskaidekaphobia, the fear of the number 13, is more common. So common that many high-rise buildings,...
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PillowTalk: "It Will Make Us All Happy"

It's been five years since I'd heard from Eric from Terryville with a PillowTalk dedication. A lot has changed. Eric is now married to Lynette and they have a six year old daughter. Her name is a combination of her Dad's name and her mom's: Erinnette. Eric explained, "As you can imagine, a kid...
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Burning Calories In The Yard

If you want to get in a good workout, you can burn some calories while you clean up your yard. I spent some time last weekend with help from my wife and my parents getting things spruced up around the house. So, in addition to getting some fresh air, we got some exercise. Here's how many calories...
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Our Companions April Pets

Susan Linker from Our Companions stopped by with these beauties looking for families... let's meet them! Glinda Are you looking for an affectionate, loveable lap cat? Glinda is a stunning 10 year old black female that is all of that and more! She would prefer to be queen of her household and get...
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PillowTalk: Rekindled From Kindergarten

Amy from Rochester, NY connected with PillowTalk on Wednesday night and shared her love story about Kevin. Amy and Kevin have known each other since both of them were in Kindergarten. Their friendship continued until they were about 14 years old. That's the last time they saw each other. Amy would...
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Active Hurricane Season Predicted

This year's Atlantic Hurricane Season is predicted to be more active than normal. Researchers at Colorado State University recently outlined their forecast for the upcoming season which officially begins June 1st. The forecast includes a greater than 60% chance of a major hurricane striking the...
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Only One U.S. Airline Makes List of 10 Best in the World

Trip Advisor ranked the airlines and came up with the 10 best in the world. Using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of airline reviews and ratings submitted by travelers worldwide, over a 12-month period, only one U.S. airline made the top 10: Southwest Airlines , which...
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Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut is brought to you by Vernon Manor Vernon Manor We’ve heard lots of talk about manufacturing jobs moving overseas Maybe that’s happening in other places, but not in Connecticut... In fact, jobs are coming back to Connecticut from other countries! AND The...
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PillowTalk: Magic Ever Since

Congratulations to Ruben and Samantha of Hartford. Ruben called PillowTalk on Monday night to let me know that he is counting the days until their wedding day. Ruben and Samantha met on line. They communicated on line for about three weeks. Then, they exchanged telephone numbers. They continued to...
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Bon Jovi Cancels Shows Ahead of Rock Hall Induction

Bon Jovi was forced to postpone their two shows in Montreal last week due to band and crew members suffering from the flu. In a tweet, the band apologized for any inconvenience, and said the shows will be held next month. "Unfortunately due to band and crew members being affected by the flu...
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