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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

Love, American Style

I am perfectly aware that I have been far too influenced by television. I am part of the Television Generation and I’m pretty sure that my family was some kind of test model for the Big Three networks. 558 more words