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Sick Of Eating Healthy?

When I read package labels in the supermarket, am I the only one who thinks I'm reading about “health" food? A food manufacturer makes his products low fat. That sounds healthy, right? Wrong. ..
(August 12, 2007)
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Tempted To Cruise Through Life?

Cruise is a relaxing word. You imagine deck chairs, ocean breezes - and no responsibilities. The word lets your thoughts drift at sea - unless you're my husband. John feels confined on ships, he ..
(August 12, 2007)
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Do Clothes Horses Wear Polo Shirts?

If clothes make the man, dressing for success is done one pant leg at a time. A scientist needs a white lab coat. Both male and female executives need to be well coiffed in tailored suits, but the ..
(August 06, 2007)
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Is Hurrying Stressful?

There's a difference between being stressed and being in a hurry. I'm a hurrier and I come from a long line of them. My grandmother told a story about the Devil asking three of his associates how he .
(August 06, 2007)
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When Is It A Wine's Time?

Who knew wines in screw-top bottles would become acceptable to knowledgeable wine drinkers? These are the same people who had to adjust to plastic corks. No wonder they drink. My husband is a ..
(August 06, 2007)
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Have You Been To France?

A friend sent me a postcard from France. The rolling hills of Provence, lush vineyards and charming chateaus - yes, I remember it well. When my husband and I went to France, I packed so much he ..
(August 05, 2007)
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Don't Babies Make The World Go Around?

What is it about babies that makes us want to touch a woman's pregnant belly? What makes us want to nibble babies’ toes? Babies are human magnets. Their innocence and vulnerability draw us to ..
(August 02, 2007)
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When Is A Makeover Over?

"Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all?" When my mirror giggled, I made an appointment for a makeover at the “New You", a very chic beauty salon. Did I want a manicure or a .
(August 01, 2007)
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What Do You Want In A President?

No one man has all the qualities I want my president to have, but maybe I want too much. I want a man of the people - someone who understands the problems of the common man - someone who tells it ..
(July 31, 2007)
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Do You Remember Your School Daze?

I still have nightmares about being unprepared for school tests. Would dream analysts interpret that as meaning I don't feel in control of my life or that I have a fear of failure? Maybe I just need ..
(July 30, 2007)
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Do You Give Yourself Credit?

Once upon a time, not too long ago, my husband thought I had too many credit cards - especially for clothing shops and department stores. John thought having so many credit cards could discredit our ..
(July 30, 2007)
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Who Ordered The Mail Order Catalogs?

I admit it. I need a twelve-step program for people addicted to mail order catalogs. I was clean and shopless for eight months. I was able to put every catalog that came in the mail into the ..
(July 30, 2007)
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Are They Stories Or Lessons?

Once upon a time there was a little girl named Goldilocks. When I was a little girl, this was just a bedtime story. As an adult, I can read the lesson between the lines. Picky people are hard to ..
(July 29, 2007)
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Want Your Picture Taken Or Returned?

There are three types of photo collections - those in albums, those in boxes and those on refrigerator doors. Refrigerator photos are for people who think outside the box. I don't like having my ..
(July 27, 2007)
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Are They Being Nosey?

"The check's in the mail". “No, you don't look fat in that". “You don't look that old". These are familiar exaggerations, white lies or what my grandmother called Pinocchio noses. A ..
(July 25, 2007)
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Can You Compare Apples And Oranges?

An adage is a time-tested truism, but some adages don't ad up anymore. “A penny saved is a penny earned" has deflated in meaning because of inflation. "Penny-wise and pound foolish" is an ..
(July 24, 2007)
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Who's The Weaker Sex?

Women live an average of five years longer than men. That shouldn't be a surprise. That's life. It begins with girls playing less violent games. As girls grow up, they play the same sports as boys; ..
(July 23, 2007)
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Are Television Commercials Rude?

"But first a few words from our sponsors" and those few words are turning into more and more. There are also more and more commercial interruptions and they never say excuse me when they interrupt. ..
(July 23, 2007)
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Do You Do Brunch?

Brunch must have been invented by a female. When we lived on the East Coast, brunch was a late, Sunday breakfast at home. It was an edible excuse for me to sleep more and cook less. On the West ..
(July 17, 2007)
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Are You In The Race?

My watch runs fast. In spite of the jeweler telling me that it runs perfectly, I know that its hands spin around the dial when I'm not looking. Time seemed to pass very slowly when I was a child. ..
(July 16, 2007)
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Who Said Dogs Are Man's Best Friend?

I was flipping down the yellow, brick road of my life as I flipped through the pages of a photo album. Were the boys ever that little? Did I really have as many hair styles as Oprah? Then there were ..
(July 15, 2007)
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Are They Driving You Crazy?

I don't know why women got a reputation for being bad drivers - unless pushing supermarket carts counts as driving. I think I'm a good driver. After all, I spent seven years driving in New York City. .
(July 12, 2007)
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Can Exercise Be Exorcised?

My conscience won't go on vacation. I can slather it with sunscreen and lay it in the sun, I can buy it maps and take it sightseeing, I can dress it up and take it out for a romantic dinner - but it ..
(July 12, 2007)
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Can You Weather The Storm?

"I wish I could, but I don't have time". “Sorry, but I have too much to do". “Maybe I can fit it in next week". Monday turns into Thursday and Thursday turns into the following month. I ..
(July 12, 2007)
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