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How Men and Women Differ: Toilet Paper Version

It’s time, once more, for a thrill-a-minute roller coaster ride through my brain.  A toilet paper roll-er coaster.  Hang on. Men and women may look at the same world, but they do not see the same things. Men tend to … Continue reading

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Yet Another Milestone I’d Rather Avoid

  According to the saying, “A diamond is forever.”  That’s why engagement rings have diamonds – they symbolize permanence.  But I know a rock that makes a diamond look as fleeting as a Popsicle on a summer sidewalk, and that’s … Continue reading

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Make Valentine’s Day Special With A Gift From The Vascular Organ

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.  If you’re smart, gentlemen, you’re already wracking your brains for gift ideas that will show that special someone how truly special she is. Candy?  Ho-hum.  Flowers? Pu-leeze Take a tip from artistic-types who … Continue reading

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Greater Love Hath No Man

  People can be endlessly fascinating.  They can also be endlessly irritating.   The secret to getting along with others, no matter where they fall on the fascinating/irritating spectrum at any given point in time, is to know when to speak … Continue reading

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Or Are You Beautiful Because I Love You?

Few things are more boring than having to listen to someone newly in love go on and on about the many ways their new soul mate is the most wonderful person to ever walk the earth.  Except, perhaps, having to … Continue reading

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Through The Glass, Darkly

The looking glass was Alice’s doorway to a brand, new world – Wonderland.  But I think a picture window might be a better metaphor for real life.  How we see things depends on whether we are inside looking out, or … Continue reading

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Jack Sprat And His OCD Wife

  Jack Sprat could eat no fat. His wife could eat no lean. And so between them both, you see, They licked the platter clean. Say hello to Mrs. Sprat. I’m not referring to our eating habits, though I love … Continue reading

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