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Super Bowl Fifty-four Halftime Show

Dear Diary February 4, 2020 0 Comments

Dear Diary:   Everyone in the on-line community is talking about the Super Bowl Fifty-four halftime show starring Shakira and J-Lo. Some people loved it, some people hated it; some people thought it was way too sexy, some people thought it was way too overproduced. My only thought is: How the fuck does J-LO look THAT good at fifty years

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New year, new decade …

Dear Diary January 10, 2020 0 Comments

Dear Diary: New year, new decade … new resolutions. Well, two out of three ain’t bad. I don’t do resolutions – at least not the way everyone else does them. I’ve decided to only make resolutions I know I can’t keep.   For example, in 2020 I won’t roll my eyes when the lady at the next table keeps asking

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Empty Nest

Dear Diary October 3, 2019 0 Comments

In the 1980’s there was a sitcom called, “Empty Nest,” about a doctor whose wife dies and his adult children move in to help him cope with suddenly being alone in the house. It starred Richard Mulligan and Dinah Manoff, and was created by Susan Harris (“Golden Girls,” Soap”) so you knew it would be funny. And it was. Very

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College Reunion

Dear Diary June 6, 2019 0 Comments

I finally sucked up my fears, sucked in my stomach (thank you, Spanx) and went to my college reunion. I won’t tell you how many years it was …but let’s just say that some of my “sluttier” sorority sisters can now answer to” Grandma,” “Nana,” and “Yo, Whiskers!”   I was really apprehensive about going back to Penn and seeing

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Memorial Day 2019

Dear Diary June 3, 2019 0 Comments

For lots of reasons Memorial Day is both my favorite AND least favorite holiday of the year. I’ll explain – although I’m still recovering from sitting in the sun drinking a fifth of lunch, I can’t guarantee my reasons will be explained in any particular order.   The first reason I love Memorial Day is that there are no gifts

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