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This is why you want to get on Pristine Clean’s fall schedule now

Right now, the chipmunks and squirrels in my backyard are especially busy stuffing their cheeks with seeds from my bird feeders. They’re doing naturally we all should be doing: preparing for winter. And that includes getting your concrete cleaned, sealed and protected now, because when the temps dip, it’ll be too late. “As soon as...

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Confessions of a recovering Southerner

I have lived in Northeast Ohio for 28 years, but I was born and raised in and around Columbus, Georgia, which lies on the muddy Chattahoochee River on the border with Alabama. It’s not the South, like, say, the Carolinas or Kentucky; it’s the Deep South. Growing up there, I thought everything north of Atlanta was Manhattan. I’m not...

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A Final Thought: For the love of summer

Last week I received a spam email from Lowe’s, the home improvement store, letting me know that it’s time for their annual patio clearance. They promised big savings on patio furniture, grills and outdoor power equipment. My heart sank. I swallowed hard. Is summer over? I began to weep. How can this be? I still have a pile of mulch...

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If you or someone you know is struggling with opioid addiction, Addiction Outreach Clinic can help

After graduating medical school in Missouri and doing his residency in Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Nicholas Atanasoff achieved his dream of becoming a practicing psychiatrist. Soon, however, the young physician noticed a horrible trend that would change the course of his career: the rising epidemic of heroin and pain...

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A Final Thought: The dragon of "thou shalt"

According to Friedrich Nietzsche’s Three Transformations of the Spirit, we humans are destined to experience three stages in our lives. The first is that of the camel. When we’re young, we drop to our knees obediently and declare, “Put a load on me,” and society responds by loading our backs with countless rules and instructions about...

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