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  • Erika Donalds for Collier County School Board
    An endorsement for Erika Donalds (Collier County School Board)
    This article involves a “political” endorsement. In its original form, it was submitted to the “Letters” section of the Naples (FL) Daily News prior to the late August primary elections.To the voters of Collier County, FL ...
  • Many people enjoy cruises but money is no object for some
    The world's most expensive cruises
    While many people struggle through tough economic times, many others are so financially well-off that they would most likely not even consider spending the mere $4,500 that it costs for an average cruise. Below are some of the most outrageously...
  • Nikki Haley breaks board: Gov. Haley effortlessly destroys board with bare hand
    Nikki Haley breaks board: Gov. Haley effortlessly destroys board with bare hand
    Nikki Haley breaks a board in a YouTube video and many are calling the feat pretty impressive. In the video, Haley effortlessly breaks the board that is being held by an unidentified man. Shortly after her accomplishment, Nikki Haley was awarded...
  • Wright County Minnesota location map by Don Mashak
    Follow up to Wright County MN intends to change Governance Structure
    The big vote is over. Now this writer can tell you what it was all about. Certain Members of the Wright County Board wanted to change the Wright County Coordinator to an Administrator.The real difference being that instead of the various County...
  • Internet Scrabble board is a game changer and a winner
    Internet Scrabble board is a game changer and a winner
    After some serious topics of the past few days it is finally time for a little fun. The Grab Media/Mashable video with this article (http://www.grab-media.com/premium-videos/5029014/) describes what appears to be an altogether new form of board...
  • Bowling with The Board Winner 2012
    GGCC Holds 2nd Annual Bowling with the Board
    The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) held its 2nd Annual Bowling with the Board on Thursday, October 18. The event was held at and sponsored by 300 Shady Grove Bowling Center in Gaithersburg.“It was a fun event” said...
  • All Aboard!:  Ticket to Ride
    All Aboard!: Ticket to Ride
    If you have read any of my previous articles, then you know that I’m an avid board gamer, but more importantly, I am a family man. Whenever I get a chance to game with my wife and kids, I seize the opportunity. One game that always gets us...
  • Board Game Review: Bang!
    Board Game Review: Bang!
    My board game group, as with many, has got our "go-to" games which we play more than most. I thought I'd mix things up a little, so I recently brought Bang! to our session.Bang! is a completely card-driven game for 4-7 players, ages...
  • Settlers of Catan
    Settlers of Catan Comparison: 5/6 Player Expansion
    If you're reading this article then you're probably familiar with the game Settlers of Catan. If are not familiar or have not played Catan, I suggest reading Examiner.com's own Michael Barnes's review on this great game.Settlers of...
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    Board Game Review: Alhambra
    My board game group decided to get together for a bonus night last night. My friend Michael had recently purchased Alhambra, published by Queen Games. Alhambra won the Spiel des Jahres (Game of the Year) in 2003. In my opinion, any game that wins...
  • Board Game Review: Forbidden Island
    Board Game Review: Forbidden Island
    A great way to bring parents and kids together is around a board game. Playing board games with family promotes that "face time" that seems to be so tough to get in our current time of constant schedules. Board gaming as a family also...
  • Board Game Review: Bang!
    Board Game Review: Bang!
    My board game group, as with many, has got our "go-to" games which we play more than most. I thought I'd mix things up a little, so I recently brought Bang! to our session.Bang! is a completely card-driven game for 4-7 players, ages...
  • Atheists of Florida
    Atheists of Florida update Feb 8th 2012
    Ellenbeth Wachs and John Kieffer were expelled from the Atheists of Florida back on Nov 6th. They were given an automatic 90 days to appeal their expulsions. Their 90 day appeal period expired this past weekend and they did not file an appeal....
  • Image-driven Pinterest allows you to share content in an appealingly visual way
    Image-driven Pinterest allows you to share content in an appealingly visual way
    Envision a huge image gallery created by hundreds of people using thousands of images.These would be amazing images that run the gamut from apples to zebras.Now...Behind many of those images you'll find written content, but it's the images...
  • The Atheists of Florida
    Coup and Counter Coup at the Atheists of Florida
    Today, Ellenbeth Wachs and John Kieffer, declared in a public statement sent out to Atheists of Florida (AOF) members using an AOF email address, that their ousting had occurred at an illegal board meeting and so had no legal effect. They maintain...