Monthly Archives: March 2012

New Jersey middle school bans hugging (Yahoo News)

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March 30, 2012

Seriously? This is when we miss the good ole days. http://news.yahoo.com/jersey-middle-school-bans-hugging-104211241.html Return Home
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Cure for baldness? Researchers identify scalp chemical that stops hair growth (Yahoo News)

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March 30, 2012

Good news on the hair growth front (and back). (Little pun.) http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/cure-baldness-researchers-identify-scalp-chemical-stops-hair-143906562.html Return Home
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Your Brain on Fiction (The New York Times)

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March 30, 2012

Interesting thoughts for those of us who still like to read – even those of us who still read the old-fashioned way (as in print). http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/18/opinion/sunday/the-neuroscience-of-your-brain-on-fiction.html Return Home
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“Instead of thinking about what you are going to do when you retire, think about how you can do that now and make a living from it.” – Celestine Chua Return Home
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Why Women Make Better Bosses (Lifescience)

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March 29, 2012

No surprise here but nice to know: A new survey says that women in management positions lead in a more democratic way, allow employees to participate in decision-making and establish interpersonal channels of communication. http://news.yahoo.com/why-women-better-bosses-160407079.html Return Home
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Studies Link Daily Doses of Aspirin to Reduced Risk of Cancer (The New York Times)

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March 29, 2012

An ode to the simple aspirin. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/21/health/research/studies-link-aspirin-daily-use-to-reduced-cancer-risk.html Return Home
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Lululemon’s Secret Sauce (The Wall Street Journal)

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March 29, 2012

A story behind the chain’s strategy – and rise. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303812904577295882632723066.html#mod=most_emailed_day Return Home
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“Nothing will work unless you do.” ~ Maya Angelou Return Home
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Several executives leave Komen after controversy (AP)

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March 28, 2012

Changes at the Komen Foundation. http://news.yahoo.com/several-executives-leave-komen-controversy-212830497.html Return Home
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Sibling Rivalry Grows Up (The Wall Street Journal)

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March 28, 2012

Do we ever outgrow the competition with our siblings? http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304724404577291432292777576.html#mod=most_emailed_day Return Home
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Life Lessons From the World’s Oldest People (HuffPost50)

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March 28, 2012

Wise advice from our elders. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/15/long-life-worlds-oldest-people_n_1349409.html Return Home
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Teen Talk Parents Needs to Know (Today Show)

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March 27, 2012

Want to stay connected to your kids? Check out these apps, sites, music and more. http://video.today.msnbc.msn.com/today/46806643#46806643 Return Home
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Visiting Burma

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March 27, 2012
Burma's Backcountry

There's a special beauty to this country, especially as seen over the span of many days.
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My Weekly Lunch Date

lunching ladies

I’ve been having lunch with the same three women nearly every week for the past 12-15 years, depending on which of us you ask.
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She Did It: FAB-u-lass Linda Pond

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March 27, 2012
Linda Pond

How come there’s a light in the fridge but no light in a cooler? That simple question asked by Linda Pond’s daughter, Rhonda led the two to come up with the FAB Light ™, a little LED light that attaches to the inside lid of hinged enclosures. Open the lid, and the light comes
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Thank You, Gloria Steinem

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March 27, 2012
gloria steinem

A while back, my son Adam and I struck a deal. He could stay up late for a Harry Potter flick if he watched a documentary with me called, Gloria in Her Words. The “Gloria” of the title was, of course, Gloria Steinem. Gloria Steinem is what Maya Angelou calls a “shero” of mine.
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Is Your Kid Ok At College?

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March 27, 2012
college-stress-kids

What I came to learn was that he was hiding the fact that he was struggling academically and socially -- exhibiting symptoms of depression.
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Death with Dignity?

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March 27, 2012
Peter-Goodwin

Death by deliberate choice or suicide can feel like a selfish act to those who are left to deal with the loss.
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Confessions of a Perfume Slut

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March 27, 2012
PerfumeBottle_Tease

I can't be faithful to just one fragrance. I have serial love affairs; no signature scent for me.
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Married Later

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March 27, 2012
married later

I had no idea that this was the night my life’s greatest dreams were about to be answered.
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