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My father had a stock response whenever any of his offspring asked him a question about, well, you name it. “NOYDB,” he would reply which meant, of course, “None of your damn business.” He  661 more words

The 24 Hour Rule

Back in our younger days, I think it would be fair to describe both my husband and myself as fairly impulsive people. Not impulsive in an especially dangerous kind of way, but more in the sense that when one of us got a bright idea, the other was all too apt to say, “Yes! 720 more words

How I spent my summer vacation 

Studies all over the place have been claiming that reading helps people live longer, fight Alzheimer’s and generally makes you an all over better human being.

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Oh, yeah, life goes on...

A friend and I were commiserating about the fact that once you get past the age 50, it really kind of sucks to still keep on being a responsible human being. 684 more words

Confessions of an Anti-hoarder

I freely admit that I am one quirky girl. Even my quirks have quirks. Some are almost endearing but most, I suspect, fall closer to the annoying category but that’s OK since I don’t really have to deal with my quirks—just live with them. 766 more words

Where's Rhoda?

I want a cohort. I’ll be even more specific: I want a neighborhood cohort. After spending my formative years with my nose glued to the boob tube watching Lucy and Ethel, Laura and Millie, Mary and Rhoda, and so on I fully expected that when I grew up and moved into my own ranch house in the suburbs, a built-in best friend would come along with the 30 year mortgage. 606 more words

Penelope Pitstop Vs. Josie & The Pussycats.

Memories of a ridiculous debate.

Back in the ’90’s, I had this part-time job. It was pretty much a slacker gig, doing telephone surveys at night. 366 more words