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Grace-Dakin

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

Grace, 5 year old female Italian Greyhound Mix, available at the Springfield Dakin Humane Society

Denise

Good Enough–No to Resolutions, Yes to Intentions

This year I’m replacing resolutions with intentions, which feel more like a promise to myself. One of those promises is doing a “Winter Warrior” outdoor challenge.

Denise

Good Enough-Holiday Rituals

Every year at this time, I approach holiday rituals and traditions with a mix of Martha Stewart and Clark Griswold, which inevitably leads me to a Charlie Brown state of mind, searching for the real meaning of Christmas

Denise

Denise’s “Good Enough” Thanksgiving Countdown Tips

The Thanksgiving meal itself may be over in about 15 minutes, but it’s the planning and preparation that give me the most joy-here’s my Thanksgiving countdown tips!

Denise

Good Enough-10 Minutes A Day

10 minute workouts are all the rage right now in the online fitness industry for good reason

Denise

“Good Enough” is Good Enough

Some might think “good enough” is settling, but it’s really about taking the pressure off ourselves to be perfect while we still work to reach our potential

bike4food

Support Bob and Joan For “Will Bike 4 Food”

On September 27th, I will ride 50 miles in support of Will Bike 4 Food to benefit The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. Join my team, or consider making a tax deductible donation.

Amherst Breakfast Club 9-16-15

WHMP Breakfast Club In Downtown Amherst

Master Yogis teach there’s a way to find joy in just about any activity.  I’m lucky that this comes pretty easily…

Scully

WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week 8-5-14 is Scully!

Scully is a: Domestic Shorthair Mix, Gender: Male, Age: 2 months This little firecracker was found in someone’s yard on the 4th of…

Sesame

WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week is Sesame!

Meet Sesame! He’s an adorable 4 month old hamster who would love to have a family

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Election 2016, National

Christie expected to end 2016 White House bid

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Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie embraces his son Patrick during a primary night rally in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. At left is Christie's older son Andrew and wife Mary Pat at right. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Christie had banked his presidential prospects on a strong finish in New Hampshire, but finished behind most Republican rivals.

2 hours ago in National

Yellen: Fed not likely to reverse course on rates despite risks

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U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in Washington February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Chances are slim the Federal Reserve would need to reverse the rate tightening cycle it began in December.

2 hours ago in Local

Paul Mark Considering Berkshire Senate Seat

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Mark had initially ruled out a run, but now admits he is "thinking about" since 4th Berkshire District Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli has taken himself out of the running.

2 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Twitter to change homepage to customize tweet displays to individuals

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A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in front of displayed stock graph in this illustration picture made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

By Yasmeen Abutaleb (Reuters) – Twitter Inc made a dramatic product change on Wednesday, saying it will recast the way…

2 hours ago in Local

Mass Pike to Drop Toll Booth for Automatic System

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that toll booths will be removed on the Mass Turnpike, and replaced with an “Open Road Tolling” system which will automatically charge drivers for using the road.