Social Deviants in the Locker Room

Social Deviants in the Locker Room

I’m health-minded. I do all the right stuff and sport some pretty insane washboard abs under just about a half-inch thick layer of what my daughter calls “fluff.” I try to eat healthy, get enough rest, and work out almost every…

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Balance: Get It. Keep It.

Balance: Get It. Keep It.

If you could be either in or out of balance, you’d choose to be in balance, right? Choose it you may, but often it feels that life grabs hold of your post-yoga class sense of balance and smashes it against the…

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Sexual Extortion on the Internet: Blackshades

Sexual Extortion on the Internet: Blackshades

It’s one of the biggest threats that no one thinks they are vulnerable to until it happens to them: online exploitation. Nasty people are peeking into our very homes and capturing images we would rather not have floating around the Internet. …

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Babes in Borneo: The Search for Mary

Babes in Borneo: The Search for Mary

This is the story of a group of wild women I am fortunate enough to call friends. They were all living in Indonesia 20-some years ago. Twila is graceful strength personified. She is tasteful, dignified, and brilliant. There’s also a bit…

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No Means No, Or Does It?

No Means No, Or Does It?

No means no. Not anymore! Recent events regarding perceived rejection have left me frankly, very scared and well worried for my life. Maren Sanchez,16-year-old, Milford, Connecticut high school student was stabbed in the neck and killed in April after refusing a…

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How to Create the Best Smoky Eye Ever: No Exaggeration

How to Create the Best Smoky Eye Ever: No Exaggeration

My friends say that I exaggerate. “That’s the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen in my whole life.’ “This is the best chocolate in the world. Seriously, the very best.” “This is the fastest and the easiest way ever to _____” You…

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Incredible India: Rhinos, Rats, Potholes and the Taj Mahal

Incredible India: Rhinos, Rats, Potholes and the Taj Mahal

I have never been so happy to survive a vacation as I was my first trip to India. The roads of this enormous country should be classified as the 8th Wonder of the World—because it is a miracle that anything arrives…

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Two Comedians, One Stage

Two Comedians, One Stage

Quite often improviser and stand-up comics are grouped within each other’s categories of comedy. Now I know what you’re thinking, “shut up and make me laugh.” Trust me, we’ll do our best to make that happen, but for those of us who are…

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