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Dick Cheney Could Be My New BFF

(0) Comments | Posted December 29, 2011 | 1:17 PM

Okay, I know I'm a little late out of the gate for this revelation about the 46th vice president of the United States of America, but Dick Cheney's new book In My Time is still fresh off the presses, and I feel compelled to write about him. Now lest you...

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How to Survive Thanksgiving Dinner

(2) Comments | Posted October 7, 2011 | 12:31 PM

As Thanksgiving weekend is upon us, I would like to share a few tips with you regarding how to have a successful turkey dinner for the holiday.

Anyone who has done it knows that cooking a turkey for a diverse extended family is not entirely without its problems. But there...

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A Baby Boomer's Tale of Online Dating

(0) Comments | Posted September 28, 2011 | 10:37 AM

It probably comes as no surprise to anyone that online dating has totally taken off in the last 10 years. I read recently that one in five are currently in a relationship with someone they met online, and 17 per cent of couples that got married in the...

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The Heartbreak of Separation

(37) Comments | Posted September 19, 2011 | 4:04 PM

I had a nice family once... a good husband, healthy, happy children, a home, dogs, and a cat.

I had everything, or so I thought. And then one day I discovered that I really didn't have everything. That what I thought was a safe, secure home was no longer. The...

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