Posts by Mary

The Best Thing

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September 13th, 2013

I used to love the Jetsons, those futuristic Flintstones. My favorite episode is the one with teen heartthrob Jett Screamer. It’s the one where Judy wrote the terrible song (“Jett […]

The New Elvis Hater

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September 5th, 2013

I am stunned. Stunned that America has come to this. This is the reality show Naked and Afraid. It’s about — that’s right — people who have to navigate food […]

Baby, Let’s Cruise

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August 21st, 2013

I mentioned to a younger friend that I just got back from a cruise and she thought I was cruising bars to pick up men. It got me thinking of […]

Remember That Local Band?

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August 5th, 2013

In the ’80s every town had a great band… a band that didn’t go anywhere, but really should have. In Boston it was The Neighborhoods. In Wichita it was The […]

Distracted Driving Is As Old As Driving

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July 24th, 2013

Distracted driving is big news these days as phones and cars get smarter. Technology is terribly distracting to drivers. But is that really something new? The design and mechanics of […]

Epic Movies And Perfect Teeth

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July 11th, 2013

There are some things that are better now than when I was a kid. Soda Stream is one. I love my Soda Stream! Then there are things that are not […]

New York State Of Mind, Constantly

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June 26th, 2013

Today we’re re-running one of our favorites from the archive. This “Tootzypop Classic” originally ran on March 7, 2012. Why do people hate Los Angeles? I live here and I […]

Binge Viewing

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June 4th, 2013

Just this morning I watched half an episode of NCIS, half an episode of Downton Abbey, and the first 15 minutes of the latest Nashville. All while working out and […]