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On the Lighter Side

Coffee Lovers’ 1 Corinthians 13

Though I stock my kitchen with the prettiest of cups and the fanciest of coffeemakers, and have not coffee, I am become as grounds in the pot or curdled half-n-half.And though I host parties like Martha Stewart, and understand the tastes and preferences of all my guests, and though I have all money, so that I could afford all delicacies, and have not coffee, I am nothing.And though I set my alarm for an early hour, and though I determine to get through my to-do list quickly, and have not  ...

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Lifestyle, On the Lighter Side

A Few of My Favorite Things

In honor of the 56th anniversary of the release of The Sound of Music, and that song we all know and love — “My Favorite Things” — I decided to compile a list of my own favorite things. Just for fun.¬†and in case you might want to give me something. 1. Mint chocolate chip ice cream. In a waffle cone, because that’s the right way to eat ice cream. Or one of the right ways. There’s no wrong way, really. 2. The Pacific Ocean and beaches. For melting  ...

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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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On the Lighter Side

7 Things I’ll Never Say to My Hairstylist

1. I’m sorry I have really thick hair. Believe me, it bothers me way more than it bothers you. 2. Please don’t feel pressured to make small talk the entire time. Silence is golden. It’s only as awkward as you make it. 3. But if you’re going to talk while running the hairdryer, please talk a little louder. I’m not the best at lip reading. 4. Why all the diversity concerning the length of an “inch”? Last I knew, it’s one  ...

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