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Baltimore saddens us all

Baltimore saddens us all
Over Spring Break this past March, I took my kids to Baltimore. It was the first time for all of us. I’m sure you don’t think of Baltimore as a hot vacation destination, but it was one of our many stops on a long college exploration expedition. We stayed on the water and in the... Read more »

12 Valentines Day gifts you really shouldn't give

Some things are really better left unsaid
I stayed away from the obvious — electronics, kitchen stuff, cleaning supplies, etc. However, there are some gifts out there, most of them readily available on Amazon and they are actively being purchased. Here are just some of them you should stay away from:

8 things that new sports parent should know

8 things that new sports parent should know
While I listened to your lengthy monologue at a game the other day, it occurred to me that there are a few things you should know. Things that I wish someone told me when my kids were starting out in the sports world. There’s a pecking order – some of the families have been involved... Read more »
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Miss Amazonas runner-up rips off the crown: Why do pageants still exist?

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For the life of me, I really don’t understand why beauty pageant still exist. There is nothing redeeming about any of it. I’m not sure if most people share my view on pageants, but every once in a while something amazing happens that helps prove how ridiculous these things are — I dare you to... Read more »

Politicians: Please stop calling me

Politicians: Please stop calling me
I’m on the Do Not Call Registry. I shouldn’t be getting unsolicited calls, but I do. Apparently political parties are exempt. Today I received fourteen. All from politicians. FOURTEEN. Can I ask you something — do they ever work? Do any of you change your mind regarding a politician, political party or issue because of... Read more »

Modern Day MS: A new resource is created

Modern Day MS: A new resource is created
My friend and fellow writer Beth Prystowsky announced she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) two years ago. These past two years were spent discovering a whole new world and unfortunately no matter how hard she searched, she couldn’t find exactly what she was looking for — she wanted more for and from this community... Read more »
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It's just Facebook

It's just Facebook
When it comes to Facebook, I often post things that happen in my day, or conversations that I find funny or intriguing.¬†Yesterday I posted an interaction I had with my son over breakfast: After seeing my seven-year-old’s timed math test, I had to talk to him about pretty much failing it. All his answers were... Read more »

Cat Opera

I am definitely more of a dog person than a cat person, but even I couldn’t help but giggle at this one.

Skinny Pop won't make you skinny

Skinny Pop won't make you skinny
I’m not sure if it’s because Skinny Pop is now on sale at Costco, or if it’s just that I’m looking for it, but that popcorn has shown up everywhere this past week. I am quite the popcorn snob and enjoy the snack immensely. However, I’ve never been a huge fan of Skinny Pop. I’m... Read more »
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15 Funny Ads

This one is my favorite
I love Jimmy Fallon hosting The Tonight Show, however, I did like the way Jay Leno featured ads from viewers. Since I had a difficult time falling asleep last night, I decided to search for my own. Who needs Leno? Cheaper Than Therapy is on Facebook