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Meals On Wheels: Put Some Classy In Your Chassis

What would you rather eat?  A grayish-brown burger on a squashed bun, limp fries in a greasy paper bag, all washed down with flat soda pop. Chilled vichyssoise, steak, asparagus with hollandaise sauce, roasted fingerling potatoes and strawberries, served on … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July From A True, Yankee Noodle Dandy!

Independence Day is here.  This day marks the epic battle wherein Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum defeated evil aliens bent on taking over the world.  What many don’t know, however, is that Americans had been celebrating this day for many … Continue reading

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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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My Uterus is Smarter Than My Head When It Comes to Babies

When you get to be a “woman of a certain age”, like me, it makes you a little sad to realize that your body has retired from the business of producing life. After all, babies are sweet, adorable, and smell … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Hands

Today’s post is a replay of one I wrote several years ago.  I may have said it before, but the sentiment is still as fresh as ever: I love you, Mom.   I have my mother’s hands.   That’s not something … Continue reading

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11 Warning Signs Your Fashion Addiction May Require An Intervention

A lot of people use fashion as a way to express their unique sense of style.   I can’t say I’m up on all the latest trends, but I try to look like I live some time in the 21st … 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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America Needs More Taxes

I dusted off this once Freshly Pressed post and gussied it up a bit in honor of America’s fast-approaching day of financial angst. Pass these fabulous ideas along to any elected officials you know, OK? What’s wrong with America is … Continue reading

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How Your Attitude Towards Socks Acts As A Rorschach Test Of Emotional Functionality. Yup. Yuppers.

There are 2 kinds of people in the world:  those to whom life is an adventure to be seized and savored, and those who hold on to orphaned socks. I keep mine in a laundry bag under my bed. My … Continue reading

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The Astonishingly Amazing Work-For-It Diet

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to lose weight.  Imagine that.    That’s why I found myself wrestling with half a grapefruit at lunch today.  Taming that grapefruit took a lot more effort than it ever did to wolf down … Continue reading

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