Feel Good Friday – “It’s All About That Baste”

November 21, 2014

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Gym Etiquette When The Rugrats Are There

November 20, 2014

I’d like some advice here. I started going to a local gym regularly about 6 months ago. I like the gym except for one thing: kids uncontrollably running around. The gym has a daycare from 8a – 6p so after it closes, it’s a zoo around there. I’ve been on the rowing machine and had […]

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The Never Ending Funeral Procession

November 18, 2014

I know it is considered rude to cut into a funeral procession, but isn’t it also rude for members of a funeral procession to refuse to allow a car to pass through? I live in a busy suburban area near a cluster of three large cemeteries of different faiths. We see funeral processions fairly often […]

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“It’s The Thought That Counts”

November 17, 2014

I was having a nice chat with a friend on the phone the other day. We don’t know each other very well, but see each other at parties maybe twice a year, and I really like her. Out of nowhere she said, “Do you have a teapot in the shape of a bird?” (she knows […]

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Holiday Book Give Away! “America’s Test Kitchen Menu Cookbook: Your Guide to Hosting Stress-Free Dinner Parties and Holiday Feasts”

November 17, 2014

This is a BIG, heavy cookbook loaded with recipes and practical advice for entertaining. When you’re entertaining, there’s no room for failure–you want your food to deliver on taste and presentation–yet you want the recipes to be approachable enough so that you can enjoy the party, too. Menu planning is hard even for very experienced […]

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Feel Good Friday – “All About That Bass”

November 14, 2014

Hmmm, some really good bass licks she does! Click to share:

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George Will: “The New American Entitlement” Is “To Go Through Life Without Being Offended”

November 12, 2014

This should be a topic that generates a lively discussion! During the media hullabaloo earlier this year regarding “Duck Dynasty” patriarch and reality TV star Phil Robertson’s church sermons on homosexuality which prompted TLC to suspend him from the show, political analyst George Will was asked by a viewer the following question: “In the context […]

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A Sticky Family Problem

November 11, 2014

I am currently living a family situation that is becoming tiring and cumbersome. Since I cannot intervene openly, for reasons that I will make clear later, I am asking advice on how to discreetly handle the situation with the people concerned. But I will tell the story in my own point of view. I understand […]

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