Category: Laughs

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Opinion: Frustration

For the third year in a row, my spring break and my kids’ did not align. Not a huge deal, but it does ix-nay the family vacation. Last year, my husband Doo said, “Tough...

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Opinion: Spin cycle: It’s a wash!

“It has always been my contention that a laundromat, not the singles bar, is the best place to meet your soulmate.” That sentence above was written by me, back when I was still single...

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Opinion: My so-called promposal

Thanks to friends who have children in high school, I recently became aware of a new word – new to me, anyway: Promposal. Prom-pos-al (n.): The practice, some would say overdone, others would say...

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Opinion: TV daze!

Back in the ’50s, I’d plop down in front of the TV and watch shows like “Gunsmoke,” “What’s My Line,” or “The Jack Benny Program.” Deciding what to watch was simple. I looked through...

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Opinion: Teeth-chattering change

I don’t like change. Maybe it’s my sense of order and predilection towards the mundane, but varying from routine makes me anxious, particularly when I don’t initiate it. I also can’t stand going to...

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Opinion: Book for seniors or dummies?

I didn’t see the point of owning another electronic gadget, especially since I am still unskilled in the smart phone and computer I already have. Then I saw iPad For Seniors, For Dummies. I...

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Opinion: Caffeine catastrophe

I’m sitting in Starbucks, trying to finish my column on my latest dental disaster, but I am so distracted by the conversations next to me that I’ve decided to hold the torture experience until...

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Opinion: How I learned to book

Mary Ellen and I are attending an alumni dinner at George Washington University in DC. My wife booked the airfare but asked me to make the hotel reservations. I find discount websites like Expedia, Priceline, and Travelocity very confusing, but I...

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Opinion: Feuding family

I really hate texting.  Besides blowing up your data, communicating via text is the most likely way to end up in a snit with someone. There’s no time or space for long-winded explanations, and...