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Hands (Free) Across the Generation Gap

Technological advances have given us a staggering number of communication options.  That means my kids now have unlimited ways to ignore me. Our oldest daughter, Liz, spends a lot of time on the road for work and she has a … Continue reading

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Healthy Is In the Eye of The Beholder

According to the old saying:  Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. “Healthy” also seems to be in the eye of the beholder, especially when that beholder is a scientist pushing the latest theory on what’s good for us … Continue reading

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Life Has Meaning Once More

It has been a rough summer.  Some dear family members are dealing with serious health issues, I’ve been struggling to get in shape, and I’ve been dogged with a bad case of the blahs for months.   All that is about … Continue reading

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When It Comes to Reality TV, The Secret to Success is Crystal CLR

Reality television is now an established staple of the American viewing diet.    Although many can’t understand why anyone would want their dirty laundry and bad behavior exposed for the world to see, it’s obvious the reality TV industry has an … Continue reading

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Madison Avenue’s Artisanal Scam

An old man works at an ancient, wooden table in a murky room illuminated by sunlight from a single window.  He meticulously crafts a perfect wheel of creamy, yellow cheese… just for you. A little girl presses her face against … Continue reading

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Researching Homo Sapiens Vacationus At The Watering Hole

I will soon be heading out for a weekend of intense research at the watering hole that inspired this Freshly Pressed post several years ago.  Hope all y’all are having a great summer!                       ***Important Safety Tip*** Use utmost caution … Continue reading

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Using Hand-Crocheted Doilies to Cover Wine Stains and Other Clever Hints

I’m on the marketing lists of several women’s magazines, and they periodically send emails with teasers from their latest issues.  This headline from Cooking Light magazine recently caught my attention: What To Do With Leftover Wine Huh?  What is this … Continue reading

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