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Please Don’t Comment on My Face

I’m going to share something with you, and you can tell me if you’ve experienced this too, or if I’m just crazy. (Actually, don’t tell me if I’m crazy. Just let me live in blissful ignorance, please.) Have you ever been engaged in conversation with someone — or even just minding your own business in a group of people — and had someone randomly comment on your expression? “You look annoyed.” “What is that look for?” “I  ...

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Lifestyle, On the Lighter Side

21 Things I’ve Learned So Far in 2021

On the lighter side: 1. One unexpectedly nice side effect of quarantine, mask-wearing, and public spaces being extra clean and sanitized is that not only does it slow the spread of COVID, you don’t get regular colds and flu so much, either. I’m a fan. 2. Then again, it is a little unsettling how much all the businesses, restaurants, airports, etc. are bragging about how they’re cleaning their spaces. I’m like, Were you not doing this before…? 3. Music and  ...

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Help, This Virus Deleted my Common Sense Files

Apparently, there’s something about a global health crisis that brings out the novelist in everybody. People and organizations I didn’t even know had my email address are flooding my inbox with some variation of “Our thoughts about the coronavirus!” Thank goodness, I was on the edge of my seat wondering! Seriously, these emails are coming in as fast as I can delete them. I feel a little bad admitting that, but I can only handle so many missives entitled “How  ...

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Lifestyle, On the Lighter Side

Bed-warming Options: Pros & Cons

This post is written in honor of all those wonderful places that are experiencing cooler fall weather, especially at night. If you live in a place that gets really chilly toward the end of the year, sometimes socks or flannel sheets aren’t enough. Here’s my review of all your various bed-warming options (feel free to comment with any I’ve forgotten): 1. Husband Pros: You get a heat source that’s the same size as your body — or larger — that  ...

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