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Oh, It Ticks!

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

I know you have been anxiously awaiting the results of my product testing.

In case you’ve forgotten, I tested Garnier’s Ultra-Lift Daily Targeted Wrinkle Treatment on one side of my face for five weeks. The results? Oh, you will be surprised!¬† (more…)

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Calendar Girl

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

I’ve got an iPhone and I use it to keep track of all the stuff I want to remember – grocery lists, appointments, deadlines. Probably most people have some sort of gadget – or maybe even¬† DayTimer (time machine alert!) so they don’t miss things.
So, tell me: if I can’t memorize my own schedule, why the hell does Gary expect me to remember his? (more…)

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There IS a Difference. . . Part 1

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

When I was growing up, my Aunt Lena had a small wooden sign over the inside of the bathroom door (back then, lots of houses only had one bathroom; remember?). The sign had a drawing of two toddlers, one male and one female, both looking down the front of their own diapers. And the sign said “There is a difference.” As a kid, it make me snicker – after all, we all thought bathroom humor was just something that kids practiced. But now, as an adult, I can see a lot deeper into the message of that sign. There is a difference. Especially when it comes to what I’ll call household etiquette.

Let’s take them one at a time and you tell me if your experience has been similar. I know not every man follows these “rules,” but I believe there is a tablet somewhere, sort of like the one brought down from the Mount. . . (more…)

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The Battle Continues

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

“Multitaskers [are] just lousy at everything,” said Clifford I. Nass, part of a team at Stanford University whose study that proved that the most persistent multitaskers¬† perform badly. The study tested 100 college students with a series of electronic images of different color shapes, letters and numbers.

But they didn’t test them cooking dinner, watching tv and feeding the dogs simultaneously. (more…)

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