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New-Fangled Technology

December 28, 2011 by  
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By Renie Stag Smith The older members of my family have leapt into technology with both feet in the last few weeks. My mother updated her Facebook status using her new IPad while she was listening to her new Bose stereo system. My daughter accessed her father’s YouTube account to get his Christmas playlist and […]

Life and Other Matters – It’s Our Anniversary Show! December 27, 2011

December 28, 2011 by  
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It’s our anniversary on Life and Other Matters! The girls chat about their very first shows and how nervous and worried they were about making sure they were prepared. Sherri introduces us to the book Live Like a Fruit Fly by Gabe Berman. Are we letting TV eat up our lives? Are we recognizing the bread crumbs that […]

When Vanity Takes You Adrift

December 20, 2011 by  
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By Renie Stag Smith We are expecting a snow storm beginning tonight of epic proportions, at least for our area of the nation. 6 – 12 inches of snow possible in the next 24 hours. While many areas of the country will scoff at this coming apocalypse (“My, that’s just a dusting of the white […]

Life and Other Matters — On the Red Carpet: December 13, 2011

December 13, 2011 by  
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Pam was Hollywood event-hopping for the last two weeks and she shares some insider secrets: Who hosts a book release party, how to get on the red carpet, and who makes the best brown sugar cookies in Hollywood. Plus, we chat with Loukoumi children’s books author Nick Katsoris about his newest book, his contest for […]

Not Inoculating is for Suckers!

December 13, 2011 by  
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By Renie Stag Smith I came straight home from the dentist’s office the other day, mouth frozen and almost immobile because of the pain-deadening shot he had given me so he could work on filling a cavity in one of my side teeth.  I tried to smile at my daughter and her visiting friend, my […]

Life and Other Matters — Our Annual Holiday Gift Guide (with Links!): December 6, 2011

December 6, 2011 by  
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Our annual holiday gift guide with ideas for the young and old, the tall and short, the fun and serious!  Plus Renie gives us a lesson in e.e. cummings and cubism, and explains the difference between an exfoliater and a joiner while we give her a bad time about her woodworking tools. And we find […]

Holiday Decorations: Whatever happened to taste?

December 5, 2011 by  
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by Renie Stag Smith The weekend after Thanksgiving was warm, and I decided to take a long walk around the neighborhood.   People were outside, all a’ fervor, decorating their homes with Christmas lights and paraphernalia before the next cold front arrived. I’m an old-fashioned person when it comes to holiday decorations.  I like lights, wreaths, […]