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The Galveston County Daily News : Lifestyle

January 28, 2015

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Island resident rebuilds his collection lost to Hurricane Ike’s floodwaters

GALVESTON — When Michael Berberich’s home was destroyed by Hurricane Ike in 2008, 10 bookcases and a lifetime of literature were swept away with it.

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Super Bowl Snacks
Posted: January 28, 2015

Sunday’s Super Bowl is sure to generate some impressive statistics. Some of those will be for yards gained and passes completed, but even before the game, statisticians are compiling numbers for performances off the field and in the kitchen.

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‘Butterfly’ sad and beautiful
Posted: January 28, 2015

I’m still not sure what I like best, live opera (like this), which is marvelous, inspiring, and memorable or film opera, with close-ups and Deborah Voight to explain it to us.

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An edible landscape just a few seeds away
Posted: January 28, 2015

Saturday was just a beautiful day. The bright, sunny sky and mid-60s degree temperatures were just plain ideal. There was a good turnout for the two gardening seminars conducted at the AgriLife Extension Office that day. When there is a good crowd at a gardening seminar on such a gardening-friendly day, I know that we are offering something that is valued.

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Machiavellian ethics
Posted: January 28, 2015

The age of great ideas and even greater ideals we call the Enlightenment culminated in the American and French Revolutions of 1776 and 1789, respectively. 

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‘Storykeeper’ leads readers on a quest
Posted: January 28, 2015

Jen Gibbs moves to New York City after college, hoping to leave her Appalachian roots behind. She has a dream job in the world of book publishing and intends to ignore the scars of her past. 

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Book illustrates changes in isle architecture
Posted: January 28, 2015

Fifty years ago, Galveston was on a downward slide, one that seemed would never end. Then in 1966, a book came out which made Galvestonians realize their city had a unique architectural heritage — or maybe the book failed to raise awareness.

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Is having a fever good or bad?
Posted: January 28, 2015

Fever is the result of inflammatory process of the body’s immune system. The inflammatory process may be cause by infection or autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. Fever is one of the main reasons that children are brought to the clinic or the emergency room.

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Artist Boat to work on dune restoration this weekend
Posted: January 28, 2015

GALVESTON — The Artist Boat is hosting two dune restoration events from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

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