Category: Laughs

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Opinion: Next stop: Bathroom?

“Mary Ellen, where do we keep the soup spoons? Did you move the instant coffee? Where are the salad bowls?” This is the kind of stuff I have been asking my wife for 25...

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Opinion: Bicycle fortune

Just got off the phone with my excitable brother, who called in a no small state of agitation over a find he’d made in the attic over Mom’s garage. Seems our old bicycles were...

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Opinion: Let’s play Bocce

Our friends Len and Helen invited us to their house to play Bocce with some other folks from church. Len thought he read somewhere that this was a great sport for Unitarians. But it...

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Opinion: Advil mix-up

All summer I have felt tired. At first I thought it was just my body finally slowing down after 10 months of juggling teaching, parenting and marriage. Then I suspected that my thyroid gland...

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Opinion: Spreading the word

Our kitchen renovation required cleaning out several drawers filled with exotic spices, most of which I had never heard of: anardana, advieh, amchoor powder and ajwain, to name a few. (Yes, my wife had...

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Opinion: Schedule desire strong

Blecht. I can’t believe I’m writing this, but I’m so done with summer vacation. It’s true, my friends, June and July haven’t materialized into that magical time of peaceful relaxation that I’ve dreamt about...

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Opinion: Nap town

There is new information on the science of napping. It’s a really big snooze. Once again, research confirms the benefits of the daily siesta. A year or so back, when I had lost interest...

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Opinion: An explanation of sorts

I received several “hate emails” over a recent column, the one where I was trying to figure out if my 11-year-old had become a brat because of her age or because of competitive dance....