Monthly Archives: September 2015

Gift-giving: It’s the thought that counts, right?

I admit it: I like bling as much as the next gal. But honestly, how many bracelets or pairs of earrings do you really need? (I know, I know – when it comes to jewelry, it’s rarely a question of need.) Seriously though, while being gifted with jewelry is nice, I’ve come to appreciate more […]

Plucking moustache hairs & other things I didn’t have to do 20 years ago

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As I stood at the magnifying mirror one recent morning plucking rogue moustache hairs, it occurred to me that this was something I never had to do 20 years ago. Damned interlopers! I have two words for errant facial hairs: pluck ‘em! This got me thinking about all the other things I didn’t have to […]

Watch your back: Porn is out to get us!

Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina—now campaigning to be the GOP’s presidential candidate—said a while back that she could improve the U.S. economy by cutting federal workers’ pay because they’re “watching porn all day long.” My first reaction was, “Seriously?” But evidently I’d completely missed the news about a May 2014 inspector general’s report on […]