Category: Laughs

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Opinion: Gifts you shouldn’t give

This is part two of my highlights of the newest Hammacher Schlemmer gift catalog. Just in time for Father’s Day, it includes some items that might make dad wish you’d gotten him a tie....

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Opinion: Learning to shoot

Although this past Saturday was not quite as exciting as auditioning for Family Feud (because seriously, what could possible top that?), I’m pleased to announce that I checked off another bucket list item –...

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Opinion: License to fill

It’s been a rough week for me. We had been together for almost 25 years and we were very attached. For reasons way too complicated to explain, regulations at the BMV would not allow...

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Opinion: Mother’s Day has passed

Fellow moms of this planet, our day has come and gone. We must wait a whole ‘nother year to feel loved and appreciated, to receive ceramic pencil holders and pasta necklaces and to earn...

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Opinion: My son, the new driver

How do I describe, in 350 words or less, the multitude of emotions that bombarded me when my oldest obtained his driver’s license? I have no idea, but doggoneit, I’m gonna try! The first...

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Opinion: Fudging the numbers

I read the other day that, as ages go, 60 is the new 40. (For mathematical and all other purposes, 60 remains the old 60.) This interests me, as I am age New 40....

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Opinion: More TV gripes

A few weeks ago I wrote a column about the cliché story lines on cop shows. But limiting my criticism to police dramas was a crime. Here’s what else drives me nuts in shows:...

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Opinion: Mad about word count

I’m mad. Not about anything big, mind you. That’s the main reason I don’t watch the news; politics, crime, disease, poverty and famine do not for a fully-functioning, emotionally-capable working mom of four make....