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Will we be okay without these 5 companies?

The unforeseen events of the beginning of 2020 have us readjusting our lives in so many ways. We have children that go to class without leaving their bedrooms. We have a brand new level of tension when we grocery shop. We have an uncertainty about the near future that is unprecedented. ”Will my college student […]

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Back to business

Whether you’re a corporate executive or entrepreneur, almost all businesses were impacted by the covid-19 epidemic that swept across the United States in 2020. Unless your industry is healthcare, grocery/essential retail or online shipping, it is very likely that your business slowed significantly during the first half of the year. In some cases, local or […]

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Oxygen needs to last all day

Almost 25 years ago, my wife and I went on a wonderful trip to Aruba (This was before I knew that she was going to be my wife. SHE knew it. I just didn’t). Living on the adventurous side of the “life fence”, we decided to try out scuba diving. The excursion offered a one-hour […]

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Stop worrying about it and just prepare for it.

Many of us have worked hard and smart. Hard enough and smart enough that we have all the trappings and we pay for our children’s braces and we pay for their college tuition and we plan on that not too far off period where we can just deep sea fish or hop a plane across […]

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This is NOT what Urban Upscale was built for…

This is NOT what we do. Our intent with Urban Upscale is to create a destination that is an informational and entertaining site based on our education, experiences and hopefully sound advice. We do not offer opinions about politics nor do we editorialize on controversies. We want to be a source of happiness and edification.  […]

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Talking to kids about coronavirus

Although they may not say it, many kids and teens may be concerned or scared about the U.S. 2020 coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. With almost non-stop coronavirus coverage on media and  social media, children and teens may experience feelings of anxiety or worry during this time. Here are a few ways you can talk to your […]

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A father’s guide to keeping his family safe and happy during a pandemic

COVID-19 has us all on edge. If you are a father, the “edge” created by the pressure of keeping your family healthy and happy can be a rather sharp one. A father must realize that he may be the person that the entire family looks to for a source of strength and stability. This being […]

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