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If I Were President …

Our contributor, Andrea Rouda, muses about what she’d do if she were elected leader of the free world.

September 16, 2018

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Meet Smithsonian Craft2Wear’s Denise Dickens

This baby boomer didn’t see the coats she wanted, so she decided to make them herself.

September 13, 2018

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Stop the Holiday Madness

It’s too damn early to be thinking about ghosts, goblins and stocking up on Snickers.

September 9, 2018

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Shopping America

The mall: where you can shop ’til you drop for things you don’t need.

August 26, 2018

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Be Thankful

Expressing gratitude for everyday things may just be a good thing.

August 19, 2018

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Not So Fowl: The World of Show Chickens

A peek into the lives of folks who raise the Marilyn Monroes of poultry.

August 12, 2018

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Punctuation for Dummie’s

Pity the poor, misused apostrophe.

August 5, 2018

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The Cocktail Crowd

What whets your boyfriend’s whistle can send you straight to the drunk tank, or the hospital.

August 2, 2018

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The Repo Man Cometh

What if a guy rang your doorbell and told you he had come to repossess your car?

July 29, 2018

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How Automobiles Drove the Women’s Suffrage Movement

An exhibit at the Frick Pittsburgh examines the close connection between women and cars in the early 20th century.

July 26, 2018

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Capturing Time

It’s possible, and it’s the glory in making art.

July 15, 2018

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The Boys in the Cave

The situation of the boys in Thailand put daily annoyances in perspective.

July 8, 2018

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Often-Overlooked Travel Dilemmas

Don’t tell me about carry-on, tell me about tsunamis.

July 5, 2018

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Happy 4th!

Stay cool, stay safe!

July 4, 2018

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Hot Enough for You?

Some sorta cool items and ideas that may help.

July 2, 2018

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My Fast-Metabolism Diet

Can yet another new diet work for our contributor? Hope springs eternal.

June 24, 2018

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Weekend Reading: Summer Suggestions

Women over 40 have some terrific novels out now.

June 21, 2018

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My Dinner With . . . Feta Cheese

This tangy addition to a dish can make it perk right up.

June 17, 2018

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