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“A Patch of Pink–or Green” Tells Sad Story of the Colorblind

March 2, 2019
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“A Patch of Pink–or Green” Tells Sad Story of the Colorblind

NEW YORK.  With tickets to the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival set to go on sale in four days, the early buzz from critics emerging from previews is that “A Patch of Pink–or Green” is the…

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Rubber Ducky, The Musical

March 1, 2019
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Those that know us as a family, know that I am the proud mom of an adhd kiddo. We have been seeing a therapist to help us with all sorts of problems like the electronics…

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One Thing We’re Not Giving Up!

March 1, 2019
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  Today I am grateful for one thing we’re not giving up.  That’s a bundle, isn’t it?  Look, as you start aging you wind up giving up a lot of stuff you had no intention…

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Runner’s oxymorons:

March 1, 2019
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Runner’s oxymorons:

“Run Fast” You’ve got to be kidding, at my age? My mantra is “A 12 minute mile is just as far as a 6 minute mile”. “Easy Miles” What’s the point? If it was easy,…

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Healthcare for All–Except for Teen Seals

March 1, 2019
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A young seal crawled up a steep embankment and crossed four lanes of traffic to get to a hospital in Portland, Maine.  Male groundskeepers encouraged it to move on, and it was ultimately removed by…

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Go Johnny, Go, Go, Go…

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Among the Painterly Poets

February 28, 2019
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He brought his aesthetic approach to the inner life of colors in a series of 10 poems commissioned in the early 1960s by one of his clients, Fuller Paint Co. Obituary of Ken Nordine, “word…

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Wisdom for Dummies

February 28, 2019
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Chefs recommend you keep your pantry well-stocked with staples. I’m not sure why though. Most people keep their stapler in their office.

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Outhouse Racing Right up My Alley

February 28, 2019
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When I found out that only 25 miles from my home there’d be outhouse races—outdoor potty houses on skis competitively sliding down a snowy slope—I couldn’t wait to “go.” As soon as I arrived at…

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Hide And Seek World Champion…

My imaginary kids wanted to play hide and seek. I put my beer down and politely asked them to leave the cockpit and let daddy work. There is however one who takes the game of…

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Melania, What Are You Thinking?

February 27, 2019
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Melania, What Are You Thinking?

I’ll admit it: Melania Trump’s stare gives me the willies. The frozen expression she frequently displays communicates the sangfroid of someone who has just bitten the head off of a live ferret and swallowed it…

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A Millennial’s Bill of Rights

February 27, 2019
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[Note: This week Humor Outcasts turns over the editorial reins – and hope we don’t regret this decision – to five outspoken millennials – Ryan, Amanda, Justin, Kayla and Tyler (at right) – who have…

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“Dial-Back-the-Snark” Spreads, But Some Don’t Get It.

February 27, 2019
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WELLESLEY FALLS, Mass.  In his black t-shirt, pea coat and hipster hat, Jason Myers looks somewhat out of place as he steps from his hybrid car onto a tree-lined street in this quiet suburban town.  “I made the…

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More important than the employee handbook…

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T is for Torture and Treadmills

February 26, 2019
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T is for treadmill

      I stepped out of the bathroom, all shiny and clean, a hint of make-up, my hair perfectly coiffed. I was all set for the big day. “You showered? You washed your hair?”…

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Widsom for Dummies

February 26, 2019
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It’s not okay to nag. It is, however, okay to ask the same thing over and over with increasing levels of frustration

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The Pet Set

February 26, 2019
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Pets are both our friends and members of our families, so when something is wrong in the doghouse or litterbox, we want to make it right.  Here are some of the more interesting problems that…

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This kid looks like he’s on his second divorce…

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Breaking: Paul Ryan only surviving ‘Munster’ cast member

February 25, 2019
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‘The Munsters’ star Beverley Owen who played Marilyn dies at 81…leaving Paul Ryan as the only surviving cast member

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Don’t Cause A Scene!!

February 25, 2019
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Ten Habits of Highly-Organized People, and How to Avoid Them

February 25, 2019
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Whenever life seems to be crashing down around me, with looming deadlines and teenage sons on my doorstep saying “Your car crashed into a tree—here are the keys,” I don’t turn to religion, drink or drugs. …

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