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Defying Hopes, Tricksters Resist Healthy Treats

October 30, 2018
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WELLESLEY FALLS, Massachusetts. Janet Disalvo is, by her own admission, an unreformed hippie. The mother of three lets the grass in her front yard grow wild, creating a sharp contrast with the well-manicured lawns of…

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Phoney…

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An Excerpt from Lite Whines and Laughter: Mild Rants and Musings on the Mundane by Lee Gaitan

October 29, 2018
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Today, is our first excerpt  Lite Whines and  Laughter: Mild Rants and Musings on the Mundane, the third book from author Lee Gaitan.  The book is available on Amazon in paperback and eBook formats.  Follow…

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Boston, City of Champions: How We Do It

October 29, 2018
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Ho-hum.  Another year, another world championship.  Of that part of the world comprised of the U.S. and Canada. Four major sports.  Eighteen years.  Eleven championships.  Face it; after the Red Sox won the World Series last night, Boston…

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You had one thing to do…

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Betty Ponterio and the Nobel Prize

October 28, 2018
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Antarctic Appetizer BETTY PONTERIO INGREDIENTS ice cubes beverage Serves 1. Takes 1 minute PREPARATION Add ice cubes to glass. Add beverage. TIDBITS 1) The Shirley Temple beverage is named after the famous child actress. The…

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I Hear the Voices of Angels

October 27, 2018
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It had been, for several years, a nagging problem; a high-pitched ringing in my ears that never seemed to stop. I attributed it to the barrage of noises I’m subjected to every day–squealing trolley wheels,…

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Famous TV Finales that Never Happened

October 26, 2018
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Most Baby Boomers remember the celebratory final episode of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” Everyone in the newsroom was fired except for Ted. Lou Grant (Edward Asner) tells his colleagues, “I treasure you people” and…

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Running Fads

October 26, 2018
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Running Fads

OK, we all know what fads are. We’ve seen plenty over the years. Remember hula hoops? What about Mohawk haircuts? I’m sure you have a list of your own (and maybe even tried a few?)…

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What Really Happened to Gary Larson And ‘The Far Side’?

October 26, 2018
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What Really Happened to Gary Larson And ‘The Far Side’?

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Just in Time for Mother-in-Law’s Day: Matter-Sucking Mini-Black Holes

October 26, 2018
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As every good son-in-law knows, Mother-in-Law’s Day is rapidly approaching.  It’s the fourth Sunday of this month, October 28th. Mother-in-law (not shown actual size)   What-you haven’t started shopping yet?  The good presents may already…

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All locked up and nowhere to go…

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Another Humor Meets Horror Entry – U.S. Gastronomical Travel Guide For The Gourmet Zombie

October 25, 2018
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Fans of brains everywhere, rejoice! Here is the first in-print guide to fine brain dining wherever you may be in the US. Our ghoulish researchers have spent many dark, moonlit nights partaking of the cuisine…

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For Wannabe Egyptologists, Car Manuals are the New Hieroglyphics

October 25, 2018
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CONCORD, New Hampshire.  An eighth-grade teacher’s love of the Sphinx and the mysteries of the Pyramids was the inspiration that fueled Tim Bogle’s concentration in college, which lead to advanced degrees in Egyptology.  “I was so fascinated…

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She’s clearly a fan of dry humor…

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The Night of the Red Sox Living Dead

October 24, 2018
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One afternoon, while heading home Upon a hot commuter train, I fell asleep, and dreamed this poem, As summer’s light began to wane. I saw a scene of baseball’s past When stadiums were built to…

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Venus v Mars…

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Who You Callin’ Old?

October 23, 2018
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Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Dylan Thomas I’m weird. Most people my age (early…

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Talk Is Cheap

October 23, 2018
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The midterms are two weeks away; Let’s look at what I have to say. All pay attention to my ranting, Lack of truth there notwithstanding. It matters not if Brett drank booze. You know who’s…

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As Helicopter Kids Grow Up, Bring Your Parents to Work Day Spreads

October 23, 2018
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NEW YORK. Safra Cohen is a lowly first-year associate at a corporate law firm with offices in mid-town Manhattan who has spent her first two months on the job as the junior member of a team…

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Little dude made a friend at the airport. They don’t speak the same language but got along just fine. Our world can learn a lot from these kids…

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