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This n That | Not a party animal and I’m ok with that. Are you?

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By Mims Cushing
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I have a friend whose high school freshman son is the bane of his existence. Why? Because it looks like he is not going to grow up to become him.

“My fear,” he says, “is that he will be a hermit and not have a lot of friends.”

This ‘n That | Honor your pet: This one’s for you, Sebastian

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By Mims Cushing
mail@floridanewsline.com

May 3 through May 9 is National Pet Week — that time of the year when you should honor your pet whatever it may be. Here, I will honor my first dog, my dear, long-ago little Sebastian. Thank you, Sebastian. You were my first love.

This n’ That: Celebrate National Days — But skip the greeting cards

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By Mims Cushing
mail@floridanewsline.com

It’s almost April and I don’t think there’s a single reason for us to regale our friends with greeting cards. Oh, that doesn’t mean there aren’t reasons to celebrate. Years ago I sent away for The 2015 National Day Calendar and it’s been lying fallow in my bottom desk drawer since then. The calendar shows remarkable things you can celebrate, day by day, year after year.

This n That | Daylight Saving — not Savings —Time is coming

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By Mims Cushing
mail@floridanewsline.com

On Sunday, March 11, 2018, we will set our clocks forward by one hour. Daylight Saving Time. And be advised, it’s not “Savings.” It’s singular!

This ‘n That | IKEA has landed and Jacksonville is all over it

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By Mims Cushing
mail@floridanewsline.com

By the time you read this, IKEA will have been open for a couple of months. The 10-foot high signage went up on Aug. 18 of last year. Hundreds of permanent employees and part timers were hired to work in its 290,000 square foot building.