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Your Air Travel Advisor

April 9, 2019
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Wondering why you’re always served last when the complimentary beverage cart comes around?  Think it’s time the FAA cracked down on people who fully recline the seat in front of you?  Ask Your Air Travel…

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“Wings for Babes” the Latest Entry in Charity Flight Sector

April 8, 2019
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CHILLICOTHE, Ohio. At Archie Griffin Airport here the waiting room is crowded with sick children waiting to board private planes that will take them to hospitals across the nation for treatment of debilitating diseases, so…

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At the Short Story Vending Machine

April 7, 2019
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Zoetrope: All-Story Magazine unveils America’s first short-story vending machine. Press release, July 2016 Hmmm.  John O’Hara?  Naw, too fattening.   I was the only one at work on a Saturday, and the little greasy spoon on…

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In the Farrah Fawcett Wing of the Smithsonian

April 6, 2019
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Farrah Fawcett’s red bathing suit and a poster bearing her image have been donated to the Smithsonian.                 The Boston Herald As I herded my class of seventh-grade boys from Ryan O’Neal Consolidated Middle School…

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Shortage of Interpreters Leaves Starbucks Refugees Stranded

April 5, 2019
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RICHMOND, Virginia.  The airport here is relatively small by comparison to those located in larger cities, but for many travelers that’s one of its attractions.  “The lines are short, it’s clean, and the parking isn’t…

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Doo-Wop Castrati Tell Painful Tales of Their Falsettos

April 4, 2019
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DETROIT.  For Marvin Deshields, former lead singer of the 50′s doo-wop group The Fabulous Croutons, every excursion out into public is an occasion for anxiety.  “Somebody like you,” he says to this reporter, “you don’t think twice…

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Teen Talk

April 3, 2019
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The teenage years are the most trying and troubling time of our lives, but remember–they’re only temporary!  The Teen Talk lady talks to teens about their problems, without tattling.   Dear Teen Talk Lady: I am…

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On Hiding the Travel Section From One’s Wife

April 2, 2019
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Of all the wrongs I’ve done in my life There’s none that’s worse (I’ll explain it in verse) Than the crime I commit (which I hereby admit) When I hide the travel section from my…

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Despite Gains, Creamy Italians Say They Face Obstacles

March 29, 2019
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EAST BOSTON, Mass.  This neighborhood of Boston hangs suspended in a sort of twilight zone, with jet planes flying in and out of Logan International Airport, but residents on the ground often living out their…

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For Chick Lit Munchausen Victims, Nearest Convenient Male is to Blame

March 28, 2019
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ANDOVER, Mass.  It’s 9:45 p.m. in this northern suburb of Boston, and two pastimes of the evening are about to come to simultaneous conclusions.  In her living room, Myra Florin has just finished reading “Love’s…

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