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Wear Your Emotions

Wear Your Emotions

Do you ever have something happen and at the time you don’t realize how significant it is? In the early 1990s, I had one of those experiences. As we sat huddled around a computer surfing on CompuServe, we were amazed at the ability to ...
From Frizz to Perfectly Fabulous

From Frizz to Perfectly Fabulous

  For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a problem with frizzy hair. While I wish I could attribute it to coloring my hair, I can’t. It has been a problem going back much further than that. When I was younger and had disposable ...
Thoughts on Men’s Beauty Products

Thoughts on Men’s Beauty Products

As we’ve gotten older, we’ve come to the realization that there is nothing wrong with purchasing things that make us happy. Things that work FOR us, make us feel better, make our lives easier. A few years ago, DH tried out facia ...

Rock the Headphones

I remember the days when headphones looked like the ear protection that the workers on the tarmac at the airport wear. Then gradually over time, they got smaller and thinner. The Walkman was the first one I remember coming with super-thin, ...
Hungry to Catch Fire and Inspire

Hungry to Catch Fire and Inspire

Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you’re already aware that The Hunger Games: Catching Fire hits theaters this weekend. I’ve seen plenty of previews and think the movie looks fantastic but don’t have it on my agend ...
Hard Luck Could Mean Good Luck

Hard Luck Could Mean Good Luck

As a kid, I remember gathering up my birthday money and heading off to buy as many Nancy Drew books as I could. To this day, I still remember laying by the nightlight on the floor well after bedtime… reading… and reading… ...
Medical Questions? The Nurse is In… via App!

Medical Questions? The Nurse is In… via App!

Exercise is something that has become quite a focus in our lives. Even though I’ve been exercising at the gym consistently since we returned to Iowa in 2006, I never felt like I was really getting in shape. (Mostly because I like to s ...
It’s a Howl-ing Good Movie! Alpha and Omega 2

It’s a Howl-ing Good Movie! Alpha and Omega 2

We have a problem here. I’ve finally come to grips with the fact that my 10 year old daughter is addicted to… …HUSKIES! The picture barely scratches the surface of how many she has. I think the total is around 60 or so of ...
All Retro. Even Cereal and Games.

All Retro. Even Cereal and Games.

Every so often, I find the need to explain something “Obvious” to my kids. When I say “obvious” that refers to MY impression of it. Unfortunately, it’s a sign of my age and nothing more. To me, “dialing&# ...
The Value of Being Protective

The Value of Being Protective

While attending a collector’s show in Chicago a few weekends ago, I was roped into talking to an energy company about ways to save energy during the holidays. Pretty much everything she had to say I already did  so it wasn’t rea ...