The Gift of What? What Does That Even Mean??

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Have you ever received a gift that, upon opening — forced your face to flash a perplexed look with your brain thinking “what am I supposed to do with this?”  Well, I was also blessed (or cursed) with the gift of gab.  And since I can’t seem to shut-up; it either ends up getting me into

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Which Filters Are You Using On A Daily Basis?

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No, I’m not talking about the filters embedded in Instagram or the ones that make you look like a paranoid bumblebee in Snapchat (though they are clever).  I’m talking about the ones that we often forget to use in life. By definition, a filter is a device used to remove impurities or something that is

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How Would You Talk To Your Younger Self?

Mike-Younger-Self

As I was driving to church this morning, I started thinking.  And this time it turned out to be beneficial… I think.  Anyway, I thought back to my time as a child — specifically when I was about nine or 10 years old.  I cracked a smile.  My mouth always got me into trouble when

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A Day In My Life As A Reporter…Again

Photo of Reporter Mike Doria doing a live shot for the news

You’ll notice the terminal bags underneath my eyes in the photo.  That should sum up quite nicely what it’s like in a day in my life as a reporter.  But, this sign of exhaustion is a pleasant one.  I begin my day at 2 o’clock in the morning — a time when night owls are

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What I Learned in 2015

Mike Doria Looking Up Toward Sky

The inspiration for this post came as I accidentally snapped this photo of myself.  I was on one of my routine exercise walks around the outside of my office and fooling around on Snapchat.   In 2015 I learned that I can no longer eat what I want without any weight gain consequences.  Guess I’m

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Gloria Estefan Interview

Gloria Estefan Interview

By: Mike Doria | @MikeDoria The first round of reviews for ‘On Your Feet,’ the Broadway musical and life story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan, are in!  “The audiences are loving it,” saidGloria Estefan while talking to CBS Radio from Keep Memory Alive’s “Power of Love” gala at MGM Hotel and Casino on Saturday.  The

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