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When in Doubt, Blame Science

December 12, 2018
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When in Doubt, Blame Science

    Life is hard. When we do something wrong, we all fall back on excuses and blame others. “The dog ate my homework.” “My mother won’t let me go to the party.” “The Devil…

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Therapy for the Masses

November 23, 2018
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Apartment Therapy for the Masses

      I’m trying a new form of therapy. No, not cognitive behavior therapy. Not somatic therapy, nor psychoanalytic therapy. Not even retail therapy. Instead, I’m fixating on Apartment Therapy. Are you familiar with…

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Princess Kate and I Share a Sheer Delight

October 11, 2018
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Princess Kate and I share a sheer delight

        When the leaves start falling, a woman’s thoughts turn to … pantyhose? Well, for some of us. It’s true. I belong to a dying breed of never-go-bare-legged women. Rare among womankind…

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Cleaning Tips You Can Use and Eat Too!

September 14, 2018
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Cleaning News You Can Eat!

          Does all the gloom and doom of the news get you down? Well, cheer up! Here’s household news you can use … and eat too! It’s all thanks to this…

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Caffeinated and Infatuated: My Steamy, Dreamy Barista

August 22, 2018
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caffeinated and infatuated

    For the record: I’m no coffee connoisseur. I drink lattes because they satisfy my two chief criteria for coffee – lots of milk and lots of room for sugar. But recently, I met…

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Emails. Evites. Emojis. Oh, My!

August 3, 2018
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Emails. Evites. Emojis. Oh, My

    Two decades ago, my mother refused to buy a CD player. After switching from 78-rpm to 33 1/3-rpm records; from cassette to 8-track tapes; from mono to stereo to quadrophonic sound, she was…

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Laws Against Sexism, Selfies, and Such

July 12, 2018
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Laws Needed Sexism, Selfies and Such

    In Belgium, they recently convicted a man of sexism. It’s true. For the first time since a law was passed four years ago, a criminal court there convicted a man of “sexism in…

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Hunger Games, Restaurant Edition

June 21, 2018
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Hunger Games, Restaurant Edition

    Eating out used to be special. It used to be fun. Now it’s noisy, crowded, pricy, and pretentious. It’s more hunger games, the restaurant edition, than fun and games. Where to begin my…

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The Kids Won’t Leave. So, I’m Running Away

May 16, 2018
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The Kids Won't Leave Home. So, I'm running Away

“More Americans 18-to-34 Now Live with Parents Than with Spouse.” That’s the terrifying finding from a recent U.S. Census Bureau study. And for all you aspiring empty nesters, the bad news continues: “There are now…

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The Exercise Pill: One Swallow, Then Svelte

April 12, 2018
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The Exercise Pill: One Swallow, Then Svelte

    Just in time for Spring and Summer, well, almost, well, maybe  — an exercise pill. Think of it. One swallow away from svelte! It’s true. Well, sort of. What’s true is that scientists…

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