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Spotlight on Perry Block, Author of “Nouveau Old: Formerly Cute”

February 13, 2018
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  Like you, Perry Block is a Baby Boomer who turned around one day in 1978 and suddenly found himself 40 years later at an age he always thought was exclusively reserved for people’s parents.…

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1.3 Girls for Every Boy

February 13, 2018
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The demographic news from the east and the west could not be more different, and yet the potential consequences are similarly dire. China will have 24 million more men than women by the end of…

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I’m concerned about the environment too but are these really the best things to feed animals?

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Everything I Could Do Then I Can Do Now

February 12, 2018
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I can still do everything I could do in my youth, and I’ll prove it! Walking In my younger days, I could walk anywhere. Was the downtown shopping area more than three miles from my…

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Starman and the Space Roadster, Or: Musk to Mars!

February 12, 2018
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When I was supposed to be sleeping the other day I woke up with a stomach ache (long story), and went downstairs for some soda crackers and 7 Up. (They’re called soda crackers, so you…

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TATTLE TALES: Spilling the Beans on Jack [Part 2]

February 12, 2018
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I dashed home in a panic, the straw in my skirt scratching me like a cat in heat. I screamed for Jack. When he didn’t answer, I crept into the tiny home and there scribbled…

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Piano Lessons

February 12, 2018
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I like to play the piano. I hate having to play the piano. This condition has existed for nearly 60 years, so I doubt it’s going to clear up. Early symptoms appeared when I was…

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Kanye Explodes as Harvard Taps Insider for Next Prez

February 12, 2018
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HIDDEN HILLS, California.  Miles Normandy, a seismologist at the University of California-Northridge, could be forgiven if he assumed that a sizable earth tremor felt here yesterday–4.9 on the Richter scale–was the beginning of the so-called…

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I know the Internet didn’t ask for this but here’s a picture of my left nostril v my right nostril during winter…

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Backup Killer, SUV

February 11, 2018
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Backup Killer, SUV

I filmed an entire movie with my car’s backup camera. It’s bold, innovative, Hitchcockian, and a bit blurry in spots because some days wet snow was stuck to the camera. It’s called Backup Killer, SUV, about…

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North Koreans Score a Victory The Olympic Committee Didn’t See Coming-

February 11, 2018
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Chances like this didn’t come very often. Especially in cash poor, politically isolated North Korea. The plan to overlook political differences and cash in on the once in a millennium chance to be in the…

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Freedonians Cry Foul as ATMs Give Other Olympians More Money

February 10, 2018
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea. The opening ceremony of the XXIIIrd Winter Olympics had just wound down here tonight when Szlxki “Red” Nvorkgz, a member of the Freedonian Scotch-Mixed Doubles Curling Team, bolted for an ATM kiosk…

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TATTLE TALES: Spilling the Beans on Jack [Part 1]

February 9, 2018
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I, Lady Colleen Cadbury, being of reasonably sound mind and more than ample body, do declare this is my last will and testament. At the time of my demise, I bequeath my possessions to the…

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Stop The Snow … And the Disney Songs

February 9, 2018
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I first posted this a couple of years ago, but it seemed really appropriate today, since as I type this there’s a winter storm raging outside. I hate winter storms. Well, only if I have…

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Val-ANT-ine’s love from the pests

February 9, 2018
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I’m guilty—I haven’t done anything really thoughtful for my wife in a long time. On the Sunday before Valentine’s Day, she woke up from another nightmare. She told me that in her bad dreams I’m…

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Reasons to run in the cold (or how I survive winter in NE Ohio!):

February 9, 2018
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Reasons to run in the cold (or how I survive winter in NE Ohio!):

Running outside in the winter in NE Ohio is never easy but, with the right motivation, it can be satisfying: No crowded trails! No kidding, who else is crazy enough to bundle up, face the…

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Me and My Wing Guppy

February 9, 2018
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Male guppies prefer to associate with homelier counterparts when trying to  attract females.           Article by Clelia Gasparini and others, published by The Royal  Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge “Whoa–is  it you, or…

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I’ll drink to that…

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#YaJagoff Podcast / The 100th Episode “Jagoff Jamboree”

February 8, 2018
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YaJagoff Podcast, Pittsburgh Podcast, Jagoff, Jagoffs

Summary: A celebration of 100 fun-filled podcasts with family, friends, peers, past guests and new-to-podcast patrons. The Foundry Table and Tap served as the hub for the Ya Jagoff crew that includes John Chamberlin, Rachael…

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Following Super Bowl Loss, Pats Release Fan Who Washed Lucky Socks

February 8, 2018
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MEDFORD, Mass.  It was, football experts agree, a mental error on a par with failing to spike the ball with no time outs left.  “Football isn’t just blocking and tackling,” says East Central Kansas Junior College coach…

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Just send the hate mail to the usual address…

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