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FASHION

Get Fit or Get fat launches fall fitness line

Posted  September 27, 2013  by  Jon E. Garrett

Get Fit or Get Fat CEO Iriel Franklin, who had a hand in designing all of her signature line – often coming up with the vision in her head then collaborating with an experienced designer to complete each piece – said the signature hoodies are her favorite new item. “They just really sum up the […]

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NEWS

The REBELLION has begun

Posted  September 18, 2013  by  Jon E. Garrett

It’s been awhile since I’ve graced these electronic pages with my presence and for that I am truly sorry, but sometimes a man has to put one passion on hold while he builds bridges toward the future. That’s what 2014 has been about for me, expanding on existing dreams, working towards new ones and setting the […]

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TECHNOLOGY

Custom-made man: Oscar Cordova wants to change the way you see your iPhone

Posted  January 21, 2013  by  Jon E. Garrett

What does it take to be a trailblazer – Is it a unique idea, or just the will to execute one? Oscar Cordova did not take the traditional path to business success. The 29-year-old Garland Texas native doesn’t have a MBA – or a college degree for that matter, but what he does have is […]

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College Football

Some football talk to start the new year with my favorite Australian sports blog

Posted  January 6, 2013  by  Jon E. Garrett

hashtagsportsau: #Sports Podcast – Episode #1 We talk #FOOTBALL with former Longhorn linebacker Jon Garrett #NFL #Playoffs #CollegeFootball #JohnnyManziel #Romo #Tebow #RayLewis #RG3 #RussellWilson #HASHTAGSPORTS

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LIFE

Tupac breaks down the Jewish tradition of Hanukkah

Posted  November 30, 2012  by  Jon E. Garrett

With December just a day away people are starting to get into the holiday spirit Christmas trees are sprouting up everywhere, “The Nutcracker” is being staged at venues around the country and you can’t walk into a mall without hearing a Christmas jingle or two. There are, however, many among us who see the hubbub around them but either […]

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Rescorla’s example will never be forgotten

Be prepared. It is a credo first put on my mind by mother as a young child and later hammered in by the scoutmasters, teachers and coaches that guided my growth from boy to man. It is one I still live by today. I paid attention...
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Armstrong finally fails a test

ance Armstrong claims to have been tested more than 500 times during his cycling career, not including the cancer that nearly ended it – and his life – and the grueling hills and valleys of the Tour de France. It is unfortu...
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Are you down with the Kings?

It won’t be the same. That doesn’t mean it won’t be great. There is no secret that Austin has a hip hop problem. For a place that likes to call itself the “Live Music Capital of the World,” it is sorely lacking in a f...
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NFL

Before there was RG3, there was just Robert Griffin

With his team down 10-0 and just over four minutes remaining on the game clock before halftime, Robert Griffin III got his team to respond. Working the opposing offense as easily and deftly as a master puppeteer. He captained ...
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