April 1, 2014

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april fool (video)

Spoons frozen, mid-air, we’d half-considered freezing cereal bowls filled with milk, sprinkling some fresh cereal atop just to throw them off, but we were already tucked away in bed when the thought had come to us. “Let’s think,” Phil said.…
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March 26, 2014

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golden girl friendships

A few weeks ago, I attended the EAC Network‘s 14th Annual LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY—an event responsible for raising close to $115k, benefiting the not-for-profit agency’s 70 programs throughout Long Island and…
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March 17, 2014

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advice post: Is this really my life?

At the ripe ol’ age of 29, I have lived a life most have only read about in fiction novels. Married at 20, divorced at 24. My ex-husband was physically, verbally and mentally abusive. He had numerous affairs, was an…
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March 11, 2014

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science fair(y) projects for kids

Oh, dear lord no, I thought when I received an email about science fair project ideas. At what age does that start?  The kids may be in the single digits, but we all know I’m nearing my last lap in…
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March 6, 2014

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pies and peas

There are some who’d say that all a woman really needs is a good lipstick, that it can lift the face and a mood with just a swipe. While I believe this is truer of blush, I still submit to…
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March 5, 2014

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the things we hang

I never understood the purpose of asking someone what her favorite color is. What does it tell us, after all? First off, no one ever says yellow. I don’t know why, but it’s true. People say blue or green, sometimes…
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March 3, 2014

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underwhelming oscars 2014, overwhelming breasts

Do you remember when life was beautiful, when actors were overjoyed and shaken to their core? Those are the moments we look for when we tune into the Oscars. We want to see the vulnerabilities and breakdowns, the passions, to…
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February 28, 2014

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hippie costume party (updated w video)

I’d thought about including a bumper sticker, something like, “Bombing For Peace Is Like Fcuking For Virginity,” but then I thought, “Down the line, I might need to wear this to a classroom party or something.” A good friend of…
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