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Father’s Day 2016

Belated thanks and apologies to my late father, Gjert Andreas Hovland Dear Dad, This is my 14th Father’s Day without you. I remember when you first passed away on October 9, 2002. The hurt was not only emotional, but physical. … Continue reading

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Hello. It’s me.

Hello from the other side.  It’s been a long time since my last blog. Almost a year. A lot can happen in a year, including the release of Adele’s “25,” which surpassed 8 million sales by February. We are among the … Continue reading

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Eggland’s Best ‘Your Best Recipe’ contest winners announced

And the winner is… Congratulations to Lidia Haddadian! She takes the cake — and scored $11,000 — for the recipe she submitted in the Eggland’s Best “Your Best Recipe” contest. Haladdian’s culinary creation, Southwestern Chorizo Tostada Bites, helped her clinch $10,000 … Continue reading

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I’ll be the judge of that

And that, and that, and that… Last week, I mentioned how much I love my full-time job as a professional fundraiser at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. This week, I got to dabble in my “other” position: Eggland’s Best CEO (Chief … Continue reading

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Get crackin’: Eggland’s Best launches 2014 ‘Your Best Recipe’ contest

It’s a tough job, but as Eggland’s Best “CEO,” I am up for the challenge. I am honored to be a judge in this year’s Eggland’s Best “Your Best Recipe” contest. My friends at Eggland’s Best launched the 2014 contest … Continue reading

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Eggland’s Best CEO: All cooped up

It’s time to let the cat out of the bag, or the chickens out of the coop. Remember that Eggland’s Best Chief Egg Officer contest that consumed me earlier this fall? It’s baaaaaack. And so is my best bud (see … Continue reading

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Cristina Lynn: New CD lyrics featured in popular Harlequin series

If you’re familiar with north Alabama singer Cristina Lynn, you know not to expect mainstream country. Her music is as traditional as Patsy Cline with a friendly, folksy flare and uniquely rich tone. As soon as “Sinners AND Saints” starts … Continue reading

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