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October 21, 2011 RSS feed / Commentary

Happy Be Bald and Be Free Day

40–Something

Sorry, Boss! I can’t come into work today…it’s National Feral Cat Day! More...

Holidays and husband’s headaches

I’m just saying...

I love Halloween. It’s my all-time favorite holiday. I admittedly go crazy and decorate our yard with no less zeal and zest than Chevy Chase in Christmas Vacation. And sometimes it can result in the same disastrous results. More...

“One More Last Chance”

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

In high school, my friend Ronald had one date with a younger girl we knew. He wasn’t too impressed, being somewhat distracted by an onagain, off-again romance with the girl he eventually married. More...