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Approximately 1.8 billion people, including children and infants, live without indoor plumbing, and the water source that they may have is often as much as a mile away.I'm not getting up on a soap box; but this fact is important when you are trying to explain to your 12- and 13-year-old kids that our &
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Saturday, 10 January 2009 09:00
Serious winter calls for serious sunshine. I just pulled mine out of the closet. I bought my Verilux HappyLite a couple years ago. People laughed and laughed until they tried it and got happy, too.This year especially, nothing could be cheaper than taking a vacation in your living room. Talk about&
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Wednesday, 07 January 2009 15:22
Happy New Year! Time for new resolutions. I decided to try Zumba.You may have seen the new infomercials of the gyrating hips hopping their way to weight loss. Me too. My local gym added the class this week so I went. How hard can gyrating be?Ask my stiff neck.The music&
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Saturday, 03 January 2009 02:28
I don't drink. It took a long time and some hard knocks to teach me that I just ought not consume alcohol, because my life is better when I don't.  But New Year's Eve is a good time for me to remember…
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Wednesday, 31 December 2008 23:23
I think I want to become a cashier. In yesterday's classifieds I found an ad seeking Cashiers — yes, with a capital C. One of the grocery stores I frequent is looking for cashiers (who also will get to stock shelves and&
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Friday, 26 December 2008 17:10
OMG...even my hair follicles are swollen. I am typing this while eating left over sweet potatoes because I just read they can debloat you. I'll get to that in a moment.First, I just want to announce that the only thing I will strangely be grateful for these next few days is early darkness.&
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Saturday, 29 November 2008 10:22
I feel like putting on my feetie pajamas at 5 o'clock. I know this happens every year when it begins getting dark early, but this year I can't take it any more. I am fighting back! Anything not to be on the couch for hours in between hustling back and forth to the&
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Wednesday, 19 November 2008 16:00
Speaking of personal growth, here we go. Rob and I are heading to the Kripalu Center in western Massachusetts for a weekend of yoga and meditation. While I wasn't willing to do a workshop specifically for couples, our time there will no doubt bring transformation of&
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Sunday, 16 November 2008 21:25
Two months into the school year and every week Roxie's homework is due on Friday. She gets these four-page packets on Monday, has all week to work them. This is the routine. It does not change.Ten-word spelling list, journal page, math page, reading&
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Friday, 31 October 2008 14:00
Drinking to the point of poisoning while playing computer games — that's Rob's weapon of choice. He wounds himself and points the finger at me. I don't pay enough attention, he told our therapist. And she has all the sympathy in the world for him. How&
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Wednesday, 29 October 2008 01:04