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In Search of an Anti-Aging Formula

In Search of an Anti-Aging Formula

My hubby and I often struggle finding television that we BOTH want to watch. I tend toward the dark stories. He tends toward, well, musicals.  It can be challenging.

However, Saturday night, we managed to find a movie on Netflix that we both wanted to see, starring none other than Jane Fonda and Robert Redford.

We we were about 20 minutes into a sweet story about an elderly couple finding love and companionship, when I looked out of the corner of my eye to see if Lindsay was enjoying it.  He was wearing a face of grim resignation

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Dreams, Prayers and Baseball

Dreams, Prayers and Baseball

Last night, I watched “live” TV with my husband, Lindsay.  Our DVR is dead.  We are stuck viewing whatever happens to be on at the moment while waiting for the replacement box to be delivered.  (More first world problems.)

Isn’t it strange? As kids, our only choice was live TV.  You had to be home at a specific time to watch a specific show on one of three networks (four, if you counted PBS).   And you had to watch the commercials.

At any rate, scrolling through the on-screen TV guide, we looked for a

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What I Learned Walking the Emmy Red Carpet (and Other First World Problems)

What I Learned Walking the Emmy Red Carpet (and Other First World Problems)

Have you ever flown First Class?  I’ve experienced it a couple of times and while I enjoyed every second of it, there was a part of me that regretted knowing how wonderful it was – because I was more than likely going to be flying coach most of the time.

So, I went to the Emmys.  And I walked the Red Carpet.  And now I know what it feels like.

Darn it.

But let me back-up to the preparation.   How did the hair and make-up turn out?  What about the dress and shoes?  And

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Walking the Emmy Red Carpet: A Do-It-Yourself Guide

Walking the Emmy Red Carpet:  A Do-It-Yourself Guide

When I was a kid growing up in Minnesota, televised awards shows were appointment viewing.  The Oscars were King, but the Emmys took a close second.  At nine years old, I never imagined I would actually get to GO to one of these events.

My good friend Paul is actually nominated for an Emmy this year (yay Paul!) and he asked me to be his date.

Mmmmm.  Well, I guess I could do that.

But, what to wear?  How should I do my make-up?  What about shoes?  My hair?  The list of questions

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