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Feast a burden

December 1, 2017
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Overeating makes no sense to me. Unless there’s competition involved. My younger brother and I used to try to out-eat one another at buffets and Thanksgiving feasts, and we’d eat so much we’d make ourselves…

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Seven Tips To Get the Gifts YOU Want This Holiday Season

November 21, 2017
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Seven Tips for Getting the Gifts You Want This Holiday Season

Black Friday is almost here. I’d better get started with my holiday gift list or I’ll be in big trouble. I’m not talking about my gift-giving list. I’m talking about my gift-getting list. All year long I…

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Home-Cooked Turkey

November 20, 2017
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When I walked in the door, my heart fell into my stomach. Not literally. That would be a condition known technically in medical circles as “death.” I wasn’t dead; I was just dying inside. Again,…

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Turkey Bits from the ‘burbs

November 17, 2017
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TURKEY TIME—You know it’s Turkey Time when the air gets cold, the wind blows and the leaves color the ground yellow and orange. In the fall, it’s great fun to jump and roll around in…

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Put On Those Running Shoes and Meet Roger Hollis

November 9, 2017
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  Today is launch day for the funny and encouraging book entitled Running Log  by teacher, veteran, cartoonist and all around good guy Roger Hollis. If you are thinking about running or an experienced runner,…

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Stacey Roberts is Back: Meet Trailer Trash With A Girl’s Name: Father Figures

October 27, 2017
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His long awaited sequel to Trailer Trash with a Girl’s Name (TTWGN) has finally arrived. We at HO are so proud of this funny, poignant writer and his new book Trailer Trash with a Girl’s…

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October Bits from the ‘burbs

October 13, 2017
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HALLOWEEN’S ALMOST HERE—My 6-year-old son has seen “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” at least 3,000 times. That was just this month. After a recent viewing, he said, “Daddy, it’s Halloween time — we better…

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Things My Father Taught Me

October 10, 2017
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My father was an extraordinary man. He was an attorney who won 99% of his cases. He played piano like a virtuoso even though he couldn’t read a note of music. He was extremely well-read.…

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Random Bits from the ‘burbs

September 15, 2017
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GOOD REASON—There’s a perfectly good explanation for the garage band down the street. I’m told someone will make up the explanation later. FREE COUCH—My 6-year-old son and I were on a walk to the park…

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It Can’t Be Labor Day… I Have to Go Swimming!

August 30, 2017
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During the summer, my husband Jon and I go to our local swim club on Sunday mornings to do some laps. We aim for 10:30, when the gates open. That guarantees we won’t have to…

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