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Parents Without Borders

Sunday, October 12th, 2014



What’s worse than a Helicopter Parent? A mourning Empty Nester. You’re getting your life back and you’re in despair? Maybe this is an indication that you were way too involved in your kids’ lives in the first place. (more…)

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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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It Shouldn’t be Hard

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Ever wonder why men run the world? After all, when we were in high school and even college, males were the last people you would rely on to be responsible for anything. Even now, all you have to do is look at the “wonders” that engineers (mostly male) have come up with, like highway jug handles  that create 10 minute bottlenecks on your way to work because they never considered the way traffic actually happens (if you don’t know what a jug handle is, you’re not from NJ). But, here they are, in charge of just about everything, from government to business, and we sit here and wonder “How the hell did that happen?” (more…)

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