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As a new year approaches, we thought we’d give you a look back at our most popular posts this year. Thanks for making this year such a good one, and for helping us continue to grow our site. Enjoy the top posts of 2015!

#1-  Our top post of the year wasn’t even written in 2015, which is quite telling.

star-wars-oldNearly a week after the new Star Wars cast was announced comes another update: the title of the new movie. Apparently someone involved in the production of the new film sent out a tweet yesterday (whether accidentally or deliberately we don’t know) announcing the official title as Star Wars: Episode VII – The Order of the Jedi. Along with this …

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#2- The second most popular is also one of our personal favorites! We’re glad you liked it too!

ARNESS–SliderOn September 10th, 1955, audiences tuned in to a new show to hit the airwaves. It was called Gunsmoke, a grittier, more sophisticated Western than viewers were used to. Unlike its predecessors The Lone Ranger and Hopalong Cassidy, the characters were multidimensional and vulnerable, as …

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#3- We knew M&M’s were iconic, but we didn’t know they were so endearing!

m&m militaryEarlier this year, Mars, Inc. relaunched their Crispy M&M product line, due to popular demand. M&M’s Mega was put on the market for the first time last year, offering three times more chocolate than the original M&M. These are just a few examples of the lasting appeal of these “melt in your mouth not in …

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#4- And these actors are missed more than we thought…

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September 11, 2003. It was all too fresh on our minds. The air was thick with solemnity and reflection. The nation had been rehabilitated from the events of that fateful day…and then the shocking news! I was a senior in high school at the time. It was about 7:30 in the morning and I was …

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#5- We hope 2015 was as memorable as this post. Here’s to an even better 2016!

january 1The gifts have been exchanged, the treats are all gone, we’re all a little fuller in the midsection, and the excitement of the holidays has worn off. There’s always a bit of sadness associated with the end of this season, not to mention confusion. Let’s face it–something is really messed up about New Year’s! …

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