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The Week That Was, 5.21.2022

iStock SOMETHING  SPRINGLIKE, even summery, oozed out at the end of a rather dreary week. Hope springs, if not eternal, then at least cyclically. Valerie Monroe started the MyLittleBird week with a gift: self-forgiveness. The How Not to F*ck Up Your Face columnist advocated that we stop kicking ourselves for things we did when we [...]

May 21, 2022

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Wordle and Other Reasons Not to Sleep

It’s like a One A Day vitamin for the brain.

May 19, 2022

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I Miss ‘Ted Lasso’

And you don’t need to like football to enjoy it.

May 5, 2022

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Travel With a Touch of Mystery

Or maybe it’s the other way around. Either way, these are fun reading.

May 4, 2022

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The Week That Was, 4.30.2022

AS THE COLD and wet remains of winter morph into spring we were happy to see blooms blooming all over fashions, as presented this week by LittleBird Janet. Next day, LittleBird Stephanie shared her "no-dig" philosophy in our Green Acre column, and explained how she became a gardener—an imperfect one, but is there any other kind? [...]

April 29, 2022

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Past My Sell-By Date

Wear and tear causes aches and pains. That’s life.

April 28, 2022

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The Week That Was, 4.23.2022

The one-of-a-kind "In the Garden" brooch by Tai and Tiara Kim, featured in the 2022 Smithsonian Craft Show, which ends Sunday, April 24. / Photo on the front from iStock. WE GROWNUP GIRLS have been posting our way onto your screens for eight years now, six days a week. Gotta admit, we don't give up [...]

April 22, 2022

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The Week That Was, 4.16.2022

HELLO! It’s Saturday, time for a roundup of the week’s MyLittleBird posts, all of which are linked to below. On Monday, Valerie Monroe’s terrific “How Not to F*ck Up Your Face” column gave us a few things to think about on the off chance some of us were contemplating having some “work” done on the face [...]

April 15, 2022

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Four Artisans, Guided by Precision

The Smithsonian Craft Show presents the best of the best, once again in person.

April 14, 2022

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Banning Books Is on the Rise. . .

Here’s what we all can do about it.

April 7, 2022

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A Little Slice of Heaven

A city girl learns to love a chainsaw and mountain solitude.

March 31, 2022

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Some People!

Human beings behaving badly.

March 25, 2022

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Madeleine Albright: Jeweled Diplomacy

The late Secretary of State sometimes let her pins do the talking.

March 23, 2022

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Feed Ukrainians, Not Your Ego

Forget Facebook. Ukrainians need money not likes on posts.

March 17, 2022

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A Pair of Eyeglasses Walks Into a Bar . . .

The real problem with online news stories is that they’re never where you think you left them.

March 3, 2022

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Going for Gold in Bird Feeding

It’s not an Olympic sport yet but our Andrea medals.

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Answering Ukraine’s Cry for Help

There are, in fact, things even the least of us can do.

March 1, 2022

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In Case You Missed It …

Get a discount on your visit to Rancho La Puerta.

February 27, 2022

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