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A Good Hair Day

Hair, glorious hair!

January 12, 2020

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Resolved?

We’re ambivalent about resolutions. We make them anyway, or vow not to.

January 5, 2020

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A Very Merry Everything

Enjoy the festivities of the season. We intend to do the same. See you back here Jan. 6.

December 23, 2019

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Very-Last-Minute Gifts!

Down-to-the-wire gift suggestions for everyone, even your sister’s step-daughter’s son’s new mother-in-law.

December 22, 2019

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‘Tis the Season of Latkes

Light-as-air potato pancakes for the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah.

December 19, 2019

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Green Acre #177: Mother Nature Has a Gift for Everyone

Here are nine of her best ideas for holiday giving.

December 18, 2019

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Loners Anonymous

The worst thing about being a loner is that there’s nobody to share it with.

December 15, 2019

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Trim the Tree With Meaning

Alexander Hamilton, meet Harriet Tubman, in my living room.

December 12, 2019

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Lights, Camera . . . More Lights!

Holiday festivals are blazing all around us.

December 8, 2019

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More Stuff

What would Marie Kondo think?

November 28, 2019

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A Pro’s Approach to T-Day Dinner

Discovering the meaning of the meal.

November 27, 2019

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Aga as in Aga, T as in Tiffany

Ultimate Christmas gift suggestions from Tiffany’s.

November 24, 2019

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Butternut Squash Fast or Slow

This veggie with will shine way beyond Thanksgiving.

November 21, 2019

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Movie Candy

Did you have a favorite sweet to eat at the movie theater?

November 17, 2019

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Fried Rice From Scratch

A childhood treasure for very litttle work.

November 14, 2019

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The Promise of Fish Oil

It may aid achy joints, but it tastes like Lemon Pledge.

November 10, 2019

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Hidden Treasure . . . for Almost 500 Years

A precious French Jewish find has traveled to New York.

November 7, 2019

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The Clothes That Got Away

The closet that’s filled with only memories.

November 4, 2019

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