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Kindle

Why I Can’t Survive Without My Kindle

I try and stay away, but fail every time. It’s so easy to use, so lightweight and compact, so effortless. When I want something, I press a button and what I crave appears in seconds, like magic.

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Meals

Meals Are An Intergenerational Activity At Laurie’s House

Welcome to the Stone house, where everyone gets a turn at the culinary wheel. There are five of us living here. Thankfully, everyone takes a turn one night a week procuring dinner.

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spelling bee

The ‘Spelling Bee’ is Addicting, Fun & Torturous

Life is stressful. But there’s one thing my mom and I do that takes the edge off. The New York Times publishes a daily game called “The Spelling Bee.”

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housework

Housework As Therapy: It’s Small Things, Nicely Done

In these turbulent times, there’s one thing I do daily that keeps me on track and gives comfort. I turn to it, whether in the mood or not.

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Pedometer

Why My Pedometer Is Better Than Xanax

God, this is a stressful time. My body’s buzzing with so much tension, I want to reach for a Xanax, two shots of tequila or both.

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Laurie, Christmas

Revenge Of The Christmas Tree, A Holiday Challenge

It looked so promising in Home Depot. Artificial, but the perfect height, around six feet, and already adorned with white lights and “sparkles.”

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