Category Archives: Lifestyle

My iPhone Made Me Cry

Are you befuddled by new technology? Do you long for the days of simple on/off switches and phones that simply ring hello? Do most appliances have too many options? Do tell.       My iPhone Made Me Cry An Interactive Poem I don’t cry at weddings I know the odds Sometimes I cry at […]

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A Dog’s Dying

Today our dog received a death sentence. I thought he had some tick disease and went to the gym. When I came back, I learned by telephone that he had a few weeks to live. The vet said his platelets were 500 times below normal. This son of a bitch, and he was one; this […]

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6 Tips For Coping When You’ve Forgotten Someone’s Name

Bestselling author Gretchen Rubin on creating your own personal happiness

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Savoring the Joys of Summer Eating

Bestselling author Mireille Guiliano offers up a delectable recipe concocted from her favorite seasonal fruits.

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Liza Donnelly’s Cartoon of the Week: The Best Thing About Summer?

Liza Donnelly, noted cartoonist for The New Yorker, is also the editor, with her husband, Michael Maslin, of the book Cartoon Marriage: Adventures in Love and Matrimony by The New Yorker’s

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Smartphones: The New Health and Fitness Tool

Smartphones Rising in Fitness Unless your television has been turned off, it’s been difficult to avoid Apple’s latest commercial with a retro marching tune and lyrics “Go, you chicken fat, go.”  The catchy tune was written to kick-off President Kennedy’s debut of the Presidential Fitness Program in 1961. Fast forward to 2014 where fitness is still […]

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Spring Recipes to Delight Every Table

Entrees, salads and desserts to please a crowd. Spring always holds a special place in the year.  The last of the snow, sleet and storms have stopped making way for longer days and the desire to shed heavy winter clothes and meals.  Plates and recipes become lighter and brighter with the hues of colorful vegetables […]

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Happy Spring – Flowers, Recipes and Spring Cleaning

Spring has Sprung! Growing up, spring held the promise of warmer days, melting snow, daffodils poking through the soil, lighter dishes and of course… spring cleaning! Happy Spring!

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Beating the Winter Blues – Seasonal Affective Disorder

Shining the light on winter gloom. The winter blues are real and known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)  where individuals suffer from depression in part due to shorter days and decreased sunlight.   Individuals may also decrease their outdoor activities and therefore exposure to fresh air and exercise during these months compounding the problem. Some […]

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Congratulations to our Favorite wowOwow Couple!

After 42 years of partnership, Lily and Jane were married on New Year’s Eve.  Here is a wonderful article they co-wrote and produced for us back in July 2008. How Lily and I Tried to Celebrate July the 4th 10:00AM We were looking forward to spending the morning by the pool, relaxing in the hot […]

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