True Love Ways

True Love Ways

The other day I was standing in the kitchen watching my wife prepare dinner. I wasn’t helping. But I was being supportive. And that’s just […]

Making ’em Last

Making ’em Last

  I have had three Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs screaming at me from the cabinet in my kitchen since Easter.  Okay it’s only been a […]

As Whole Language Yuppies Move in, Phonics “Junkies” are Forced Out

As Whole Language Yuppies Move in, Phonics “Junkies” are Forced Out

BOSTON.  The neighborhood here known as the South End has historically been a transitional stop on the way up–or down–the social ladder.  “We got the […]

9 Strategies to help you conquer spring cleaning

9 Strategies to help you conquer spring cleaning

The calendar has declared the arrival of spring, even though we are still sporting coats, boots and mittens to fend off frostbite. Since I am the Queen […]

The Poetry Of Sarah Palin

The Poetry Of Sarah Palin

I SHOT AN ARROW I shot an arrow into the air it came down and pegged a hare. My rifle I shot so straight and […]

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True Love Ways

April 24, 2017
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True Love Ways

The other day I was standing in the kitchen watching my wife prepare dinner. I wasn’t helping. But I was being supportive. And that’s just […]

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Making ’em Last

April 24, 2017
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Making ’em Last

  I have had three Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs screaming at me from the cabinet in my kitchen since Easter.  Okay it’s only been a […]

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As Whole Language Yuppies Move in, Phonics “Junkies” are Forced Out

April 24, 2017
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BOSTON.  The neighborhood here known as the South End has historically been a transitional stop on the way up–or down–the social ladder.  “We got the […]

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9 Strategies to help you conquer spring cleaning

April 24, 2017
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The calendar has declared the arrival of spring, even though we are still sporting coats, boots and mittens to fend off frostbite. Since I am the Queen […]

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Numbers make me irrational…

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The Poetry Of Sarah Palin

April 23, 2017
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I SHOT AN ARROW I shot an arrow into the air it came down and pegged a hare. My rifle I shot so straight and […]

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Unicorn Action Committee Sues Starbuck’s for “Species Defamation” Over Unicorn Frappucino

April 23, 2017
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Embed from Getty Images   New York, April 23, 2017 – A spokesbeast for the Unicorn Political Action Committee said in a press conference today […]

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Carne Asada Tortas and the Mexican Revolution

April 22, 2017
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Mexican Entree CARNE ASADA TORTAS INGREDIENTS – MARINADE ¼ cup fresh cilantro 3 garlic cloves 1½ pounds flank or skirt steak ½ teaspoon pepper ¼ […]

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Ode to a Bespectacled Optometrist Maiden

April 22, 2017
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Dorothy Parker, just for a lark, wrote a poem we remember for what’s now called “snark”: “Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses,” […]

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Bad Advice Friday, 4-21-17

April 21, 2017
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Oh my gosh. It’s Friday. I forgot to ask for more good questions seeking bad advice. It’s Friday? Really? Again? Did anyone see this coming? […]

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Squash, anyone?

April 21, 2017
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Squash, anyone?

  Mammograms are a necessary evil for women “of a certain age”. If we look for the reason why, the answer “men” springs to mind. […]

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Mr. Picarella goes to Washington

April 21, 2017
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Mr. Picarella is not a mister. He’s a 13-year-old kid. He’s my kid! My wife and I try to protect him from the world, but […]

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My Chequered Career With Older Women

April 21, 2017
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In retrospect, I wasn’t ready to leave home yet. I was full of myself and thought I could handle the wider world that my older […]

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Jill Y wanted to talk to me about being childish but she’s not getting in unless she knows the password…

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United We Fall

April 20, 2017
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United Airlines forcibly ejected another passenger today. This situation was a little different because the plane was at 30,000 feet. Asked why they repeated the […]

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My Yogi is a Bear….

April 20, 2017
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I returned to the practice of yoga a few weeks ago. I can’t seem to get things right. I keep having to practice law and […]

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Neighbors Fight Over Grass… Like Actual Grass… Not Weed

April 20, 2017
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Here we go! Just why this blog was started… posting people embarrassing the rest of us Pittsburghers! We meet Victor and Carey in the middle […]

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Fed Chair: Sports Tchotchkes Next Bubble to Burst

April 20, 2017
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WASHINGTON, D.C.  Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen warned Congress yesterday that a speculative bubble in over-priced sports “tchotchkes” threatens the nation’s fragile recovery, and could […]

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“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” – Voltaire

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More triggers for age-related asshat allergy syndrome

April 19, 2017
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Spring has sprung (well, maybe not here in Maine, where there are still random piles of snow on the ground, for gawd’s sake). But in […]

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