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Dog Days of Summer, or Keeping Your Better Half Cool

I spend a lot of time on this blog talking about my own personal health and comfort. Today, let’s shift the spotlight to someone far furrier and less likely to hold a multi-year grudge: my dog. Lucille, as you’ve probably … Continue reading

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All Downhill From Here

I exhibit a lot of quintessentially millennial traits: I remember life before the internet, cell phones and area codes I don’t have cable but my phone’s never out of reach I’ll add avocado to anything, can use a library card … Continue reading

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Hair of the Dog

Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest beer-drinking nights of the year, and whether you threw back too many because your team won or because your team lost or because watching Steven Tyler reverse-age Benjamin Button-style while racing a … Continue reading

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20/18 Vision

Alright folks, it’s time to talk about New Year’s Resolutions! But wait — you may be asking yourself — isn’t it a little late to be setting 2018 goals? I mean, the presents have been opened, the tree’s been untrimmed … Continue reading

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With a Ten-Foot Pole

There are few sports that elicit more awe in me than the parallel bars at the summer Olympics. As gymnasts combat gravity to fling themselves around the horizontal poles and through the air, it’s immediately clear how strong and flexible … Continue reading

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Surprise! It’s Bike to Work Day

Do you value your safety and personal well-being? No? Well then, have I got a holiday for you: Today’s National Bike to Work Day! Situated smack in the middle of National Bike to Work Month, today’s holiday is meant to … Continue reading

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Raisin D’ĂȘtre

My sister and I have disagreed about many important things in life. Peanut butter: creamy or crunchy? (My sister: “Of course creamy. Butter doesn’t come with chunks of cow in it.” Me: “Mmm but it should.”) Empire Records’ emo heart-throb … Continue reading

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