TRENDS & LIFESTYLE

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I’m something of an Aaron Sorkin devotee, and have watched nearly everything he has produced. This includes the sublime (The West Wing, A Few Good Men), and the…well, not so sublime (Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Season 3 of The Newsroom). I was heartbroken when The West Wing went off the air, having spent […]

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I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best. – Frida Kahlo Michael Jackson wrote a song called “The Man in the Mirror,” where he sang “I’m searching for the man in the mirror/I’m asking him to make a change.” Mahatma Gandhi said that “if we could […]

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Wine is bottled poetry – Robert Louis Stevenson Pop open a bottle of your favorite vintage, friends! As if you needed another reason to enjoy a Cabernet, a Pinot, or a nice Merlot, May 25th is “National Wine Day.” Zazzle has a bunch of wonderful products to help you enjoy your wine today, tomorrow, and […]

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I don’t remember a lot about my high school graduation, but particular moments do stand out. I remember the principal of my school warning me against doing anything silly during the ceremony. He threatened to withhold my diploma. The principal and I had a good relationship, but I was a bit of a goofball in […]

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May 4th is a very special day. As all your friends walk around in their “May the Fourth Be with You” t-shirts, dare to be different by celebrating “Bird Day.” It may not be as popular, or have a huge following behind it, but it’s infinitely more important. As everyone is playing with laser swords […]

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April 30th of every year is reserved for “Adopt a Shelter Pet” day. This day is set aside to raise awareness of all the dogs, cats, birds, and other animals who are without a home. If, like me, you live in an apartment complex that has a “No Pets” policy, have allergies that prevent you […]

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If you have the same problem I do, the hunt for the perfect Mother’s Day gifts can be stressful. How can we top the clay handprints, construction paper cards, works of pipe cleaner art, and all of the other gifts that we showered on mom? Heck, the macaroni necklace…not to mention the matching bracelet…pure glamour. […]

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“But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?” “To be, or not to be, that is the question.” “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind” For most of you, reading those words brought you back to a horrible time in high school when you studied […]

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Every year, on April 22nd, we celebrate Earth Day and try and do our part for environmental conservation. Changing your habits doesn’t have to be a chore. There are many small things you can do to limit your impact on the Earth. Check out these simple ways to go green for Earth Day, and beyond. Reuse […]

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