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Cooking Family Friends Humor


Most folks are eagerly anticipating Thanksgiving, talking nostalgically about family recipes and pumpkin pie. But I just can’t get excited about the turkey.  This is not simply because I have to prepare it.  It’s because I hate turkey.   Frankly, there must be a bunch of us, secret turkey subversives, who just nod and keep our  ...

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Family Friends Humor

My So-Called Glamorous Life

Every week I toggle between two worlds. There’s the “suburban mom” in sweats and the Manhattan me in heels, however, I should mention, they’re often stuffed in my backpack as I hoof around the city. Although I live outside of New York, my work and part of my social life is in Manhattan. I’m an advocate for veterans’ causes (the Bob Woodruff Foundation),  ...

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Humor Laughter

DAD TO THE RESCUE — The Final Installment

For those of you diligent enough to read along thus far, we’ve had a semi-successful prom proposal, a trip to Paris and then an emergency appendectomy just when it all started to sound “Up With People” perfect.  After spending the few remaining night hours post-surgery upright in a vinyl version of a crippled barka lounger —  ...

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Humor Sports

The Humble Mascot

Over the past few years, I’ve traveled to university towns in the nation’s heartland numerous times.  Although I’m an easterner by birth, I feel at ease in the plain states.  But it wasn’t until I recently spoke at the University of Minnesota, home of the Golden Gophers, that an observation about the mid-west suddenly  ...

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The Joys of Colonoscopies

Like a good doobie, when I turned 50, I made an appointment for my colonoscopy.  A cancer you can totally prevent?  Im in.  Let’s set aside for the moment that the general area of the colon is NOT my favorite body part.  And the idea of someone excavating down there — well, let’s just say I’d rather prepare  ...

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