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Health

What a Day for a Daydream!

By Janet Golden
By Janet Golden

Will those of us who like to daydream soon find ourselves medicated? Or pitied? Maybe those with speedy cognitive tempos will look up from their devices and see us tethered only to our imaginations, and suggest that we seek help.

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Family & Friends

Short Takes on Father’s Day: Mourning with Python

By Janet Golden
By Janet Golden

Grieving has spawned hundreds of religious rituals and thousands of self-help books. I think there should also be a what-to-watch list to cut into the mourning fog. For someone my age, there is nothing so helpful as the Minister of Silly Walks, a dead parrot, and the Spanish Inquisition.

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Lifestyle

Library Parking for Dummies

By Roz Warren and Janet Golden
By Roz Warren and Janet Golden

Maybe next time, instead of nabbing the last free space in our lot and then strolling off to shop, you could come inside and check out a book about common courtesy?

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Fashion & Beauty

Back Story: My Other Writing Lives

By Janet Golden
By Janet Golden

In late middle age I’ve found myself taking some detours from the path I’ve been on for decades. In my public life I’m a history professor and historian of medicine. In my new, other, semi-secret life I’m a humor writer.

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Fashion & Beauty

Fat Chance: What If An Overweight Woman Ran For Office?

By Roz Warren and Janet Golden
By Janet Golden and Roz Warren

Can you imagine what would happen if a woman as heavy as Chris Christie ran for President? Press coverage about her size would be nonstop. Her eating and exercise habits would be critiqued. The media would scream every time she was photographed with a donut in her hand.

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Lifestyle · Technology

Smart Phone Apps Women Really Need

By Roz Warren and Janet Golden
By Roz Warren and Janet Golden

There are smart phone apps to help us with everything from staying on our diets to learning French. And they’re useful as far as they go. But they don’t go nearly far enough. Here are a few more apps we gals could really use

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