Archives in Category: Changing Scene

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O’Reilly

It wasn’t his political opinions or his bravado that brought him down.  Heck, it wasn’t even the complaints about and pay-offs for harassment.  It was money, plain and simple.

When approximately fifty advertisers pulled their support for his program, Bill

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This Day in History

Every day of the year probably has significance attached to it sometime in the world’s history. But if you’re interested in what happened on April 13, here are some examples.

In 837 A.D., there was the best view of Hailey’s

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Sean Spicer

Because I’m leaving for Boston in two days, I spent most of this afternoon at my beauty salon. Got my hair colored and my nails done. Felt pampered all the way.

At the same time, Press Secretary Sean Spicer fielded

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The Age of Hyperbole

You’ve GOT to read this! Watch this to the end and you’ll cry! The best invention EVER!

These are teasers that have come across my radar lately. They’re everywhere.

The BEST improvement in history! Redbox on crack! (I didn’t

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The NYT

Several weeks ago I received an offer I couldn’t resist. It was to have the Sunday New York Times delivered to my door for twenty percent less than it costs me to purchase at a newsstand. When the per

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No April Fool’s Joke

I suspended blogging on this site in early December because I wanted to focus on my new publishing company, Spectacled Bear. In truth, I was also so disappointed in the presidential election that all I wanted to blog about was

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Teeth . . . And Other Bothersome Things

The bad news is that I need some serious dental work if I want to enjoy eating for the rest of my life. The good news is that I have a wonderful dentist who is up to the job. The

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Baseball in October

Last night, I watched the first game of many in the race for this year’s World Series. Not only are the Chicago Cubs in contention, but the team has a fighting chance to win its first World Series in over

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Making a Plan

I’ve done it hundreds of times: made a plan. I’ve made plans for parties, plans for trips, plans for getting work done, and – yes – plans for self-improvement. And, once again, I’m making a plan for this last category.

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Hair . . . Not the Musical

Four years ago I decided I wanted long hair once again.  It had been twenty years or more since my last experience. Which means that in the intervening years I’d reached that age where long hair on women isn’t particularly

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