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Maxxed out on exercise, I give dieting a try

Jun 29, 2015

It’s been six months since I’ve indulged in a Sunshine Cheez-It eating binge. Cheez-Its have been a loyal friend since my college days, a friend that never lets me down, never fails to satisfy a deeply ingrained crunch need. I, … Continue reading

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Sleaze factor surfaces at arena subsidy trial

Jun 25, 2015

When I was growing up in Queens, one of the older guys who hung around Braddock Park got a job selling tires. He was a smart guy who always knew a quick way to make a buck. The store he … Continue reading

MidLifeBloggers
A Skin Care Promise Kept: Skin Authority

Jun 24, 2015

Whoa! Is that my skin? When did it get so soft, so almost silky, so moist and firm? A fluke of the weather, maybe?

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Reflections on a complicated father-son relationship

Jun 22, 2015

While reading many touching tributes to fathers yesterday on Facebook, I wondered what it must be like to have a father who elicits such positive emotions. I don’t hold rosy remembrances of my father, although I do remember his large … Continue reading

Cottage Cheese and Crepe Paper
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mr macleod said this was Now, pop the ball back into the socket and your done.Do you own a mouse like this? have you ever taken out the ball. If you’ve never cleaned your trackball mouse you might be surprised to see what has collected inside. I’ve been told that the gunk you can...

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Good looks are part of the equation

Jun 17, 2015

Back in my dating days, I had many first meetings that started with a coffee date. The idea was to get a sense whether things might go anywhere without slogging through what might be an uncomfortable, expensive dinner date. In … Continue reading

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Letting go of the past isn’t so easy

Jun 15, 2015
Letting go of the past isn’t so easy

    In a 1960 column from my high school newspaper, I’m tabbed as a future star of the varsity basketball team at Martin Van Buren High School in Queens. A few paragraphs later, Robert Savio is mentioned as the … Continue reading

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Journalism and self-help book on collision course

Jun 10, 2015

Here’s yet another thing I don’t get: Why would people with seemingly good professional credentials promote themselves as life coaches and then publicly write things so nonsensical or utterly simplistic that they undermine their own credibility? I mean, why not … Continue reading

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Sacramento politicians tell voters to get lost

Jun 8, 2015
Sacramento politicians tell voters to get lost

  If you get the feeling Sacramento city politicians are telling the majority of local voters to go to hell, you’re definitely not imagining things. Last November, wary voters wanted no part of Mayor Kevin Johnson’s strong-mayor proposal. They rejected … Continue reading

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Full Circle, Squished Breasts

Unbelievably, at my last oncology appointment, my doctor ordered a mammogram - for me.   He said, "I think we've been neglecting your routine care."Routine care?   Me and routine care? Does not compute.In 2009, when I was diagnosed, I only had my diseased breast removed, keeping my other one as a souvenir. With...

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