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Happiness for Sale
January 31, 2011
Is anybody happy? I wondered. If the volume of self-help books (How to Feel Better, How t...
January 24, 2011
I vowed to put work aside this winter vacation and unwind, because learning how to relax is the key to greater life ba...
The Boob Pillow II
January 17, 2011
For weeks after writing “The Boob Pillow,” I dreamed about breast enhancing products. I couldn’t ge...
The Boob Pillow
January 9, 2011
We gals have long vocalized our complaints about unwanted chest lines that blemish our otherwise sexy cleavage. You k...
The Key Question
January 3, 2011
While picking up Thai take-out recently, my husband Chris and I ran into friends Robin and Ben who were enjoying their last...
The Domino’s Effect
December 27, 2010
When I was young, before Netflix and computers, Saturday nights meant curling up on the sofa dressed in footed pajamas, ord...
Holiday Cards: Signed, Sealed, Delivered (and Outsourced)
December 20, 2010
December is a time of year steeped in tradition---a time when we catch the holiday spirit, a time when we celebrate with fa...
Yogi Bear Hunt in New Jersey
December 9, 2010
WARNING: This movie trailer may include content that is mildly rude and not appropriate for young children, animal ri...
Exercise for Your . . . Face?
December 6, 2010
An anniversary is a day of remembrance---when we remember how good we used to look when we first got married. It&...
Are You What You Drive?
November 29, 2010
There’s an old cliché, “You are what you drive.” Corvette? Mid-life crisis; Chrysler Town &a...
The Truth Fairy
November 22, 2010
If you were at a party and someone told you that a winged creature in tights would fly to your house during the night and d...
I Don't Dig Earworms
November 15, 2010
Some melodies are hard to shake. They can lodge in your brain as relentlessly as the accelerator on a Toyota. &n...
Why Did the Camel Cross the Road?
November 8, 2010
Last summer my family took a trip to Israel. After my visit to one of the holiest, most magnificent and diverse desti...
November 1, 2010
April 1, 2010 Dear Nabisco, I am a Mallomar maniac. I can’t get enough of that luscious graham cracker ...
Stop & Shop’s New Automated System: “Scan It” or “Can It?”
October 24, 2010
I was on a routine outing at Madison Stop & Shop when I witnessed a platoon of ordinary civilians brandish laser guns a...
October 17, 2010
I’ve finally discovered, through Facebook, a great way to find old friends, schedule events, play games, and send virtual gifts,...
Bah Stink Bug
October 10, 2010
What’s bugging New Jersey? Lots of things. Tics, bedbugs, Governor Christie….. but it’s the stink bugs ...
Raising a Column
October 4, 2010
When I created my new humor column---a compilation of humorous storytelling, life observations, and investigative reporting---I learne...
Raising a Column
September 21, 2010
When I created my new humor co...