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Online Sports Sales Competes With Small Stores by coalfieldprogressblogger
Nov 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The business of selling sports equipment has a large amount of competition. In a small community, where they virtually only sell lacrosse equipment and have one or two sports stores, the competition was limited. Now, with the ability to order online, and have it shipped to your door, many bricks-...
Concussions Are Caused by Helmets? by coalfieldprogressblogger
Nov 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Concussions are more common than people think, especially in contact sports. As time passes, and technology advances, helmets have become more safe than ever. This happens to be the biggest reason players injure their heads. The average contact sport athlete uses their head to block, hit, tackle,...
Jobs Created Through Factories and Machining by coalfieldbloger
Oct 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
On September 20 th, the North American Mold Technology announced it will build a new Danville, VA factory. The 260,000 square foot plant will be used to create molds for tires, and its customers will include many prominent U.S. tire manufacturers. NAMT is expected to create over one hundred jobs ...
Touching History: Native American Influence Endures Across the West by coalfieldbloger
Sep 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The nation's relationship with native Americans is undeniably complex. It has followed a a sinuous and often tragic trajectory, and the effect of American expansion has been a group of people whose cultural and geographic achievements have been greatly marginalized. Yet, in spite of the difficult...
Building a Beautiful Resume by coalfieldbloger
Sep 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Still searching for that perfect job? The Coalfield marketplace can be competitive, and some innovative job seekers are eschewing traditional resume formats for more original options. A well-designed resume is not only a great way to get yourself noticed, but can also highlight special skills tha...
Resolutions? by JodiDeal
Dec 31, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you ever start to feel like New Year's resolutions are either promises meant to be broken or vague statements that would have been true either way? Last year at this time, I wrote a blog entry about New Year's resolutions. I acknowledged that this particular type of goal has a high failure rat...
Christmas cheer spectrum by JodiDeal
Dec 22, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
I know folks who put up their Christmas decorations in November, and started loading their phones with holiday-themed ringtones in October. You know the type - the ultimate Christmas enthusiasts, who never tire of the holiday, even as the start of the "season" edges further and further back into ...
This picture, shot during the Dec. 18, 2009 snowstorm by my boyfriend, sums up my feelings on winter weather. "Let It Snow"? Not singin' it here. by JodiDeal
Dec 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
When the forecast calls for snow, schoolchildren and kids at heart alike start doing their most fervent snow dances, hoping for as much accumulation as possible of the pretty white stuff. Not me. I'm not a fan. Bah, humbug, I say. Give me dry skies or even rain, but nothing even remotely wintry. ...
Kelly Raile, advertising/technology guru My LOLpal by JodiDeal
Dec 03, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Everyone has them - those friends who are so close you can talk to one another for four or five uninterrupted minutes using only inside jokes. Those friends with whom you've developed something close to a secret language shared between friends. At my office, that friend has long been Kelly Raile....
Doin' what I can by JodiDeal
Nov 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The great Thanksgiving conundrum ended well, although it didn't end with me wowing relatives with something fancy I'd whipped up to delight their tastebuds. In my last entry, I lamented my lack of ideas for what to contribute to my family's Thanksgiving celebration. Reader and friend Judy Paranth...