JACKIE KENNEDY, MARGE SIMPSON & LONGEVITY: WHAT I LEARNED FROM MAGAZINES THIS WEEK

The title of the overdue book returned to a public library in San Francisco 100 years after it had been checked out? Forty Minutes Late. 
(Readers Digest, 04/17)

In 1999, Kathy McKeon, Jackie Kennedy’s former assistant, went to a Halloween party dressed in a Marge Simpson costume she’d made from one of the former first lady’s hand-me-down nightgowns. She  won the prize for Best Costume.
(People, 05/08/17)

People with higher incomes live longer.
(Time, 4/25/16)

Chris Rock has no trust in mankind.
(Rolling Stone, 05/17)

Elizabeth Warren gets a kick out of people showing her their NEVERTHELESS, SHE PERSISTED tattoos.
(Time, 06/05/17)

If you’re born in the fall (September, October or November) you have a better chance of living an extra-long life.
(Reader’s Digest, 05/17)

The chair that J.K. Rowling sat in while writing Harry Potter is worth $394,000.
(Time, 4/25/16)

A study found that when choir members sang in unison, their heart rates slowed down and eventually synchronized.
(Reader’s Digest, 05/17)

The Museum of Sex has a bicycle-powered dildo in its collection.
(The New Yorker, 05/29/17)

Debra Winger’s advice for dealing with aging? “Own fewer mirrors.”
(People, 6/29/17)

Roz Warren is the author of JUST ANOTHER DAY AT YOUR LOCAL PUBLIC LIBRARY: AN INSIDER’S TALES OF LIBRARY LIFE.)

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