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Sew Many Stories

The Singer Sewing Machine Company is having their 160th anniversary and to celebrate, they’re collecting sewing machine stories. Everyone who writes one is entered in

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Make It Pretty

My house is lived in. Less so since my kids have all moved out, but still. Over the years we’ve accumulated stuff large and small.

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Crime In The Hood Update

It seems my crime-fighting continues. Yes, I’m standing tall with hands on hips staring pensively toward the horizon. About a week after this happened, the

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Class of 2014 Mindset List

Professor Tom McBride and Ron Nief, emeritus director of public affairs at Beloit College are the men responsible for the delightfully thought-provoking Mindset List. The

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Tiger Moms

I read Amy Chua’s book BATTLE HYMN OF THE TIGER MOTHER and loved it as much as a Chinese mother loves torturing her children. I

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Crime In The Hood

Last week, when you were stuffing your face with Valentine goodies, I was strapping on my cape and fighting crime. I was at my computer

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Happy Birthday To Me

I am soon to be 50 years old. It seems a bit anticlimactic because I received my first AARP card in April 2003. I’ll do

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