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Neuticles: Fake Testicles for Your Pet

Okay, this takes the cake for being weird, as well as a bizarre use of up to $800 — testicular implants for animals that have been neutered. The price depends on whether you buy small, medium or large…

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Where Do We Draw the Line with Bullying?

My daughter recently told me about an incident with some of her friends. A group of them were together singing, dancing and having fun. One friend, a free spirited, earnest girl, was enthusiasticall…

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Sixty-Five

On January 11 of this year I turned 65. This is the part where you’re supposed to say or think, “Wow! He doesn’t look that old.” Sure don’t feel that old. At least most of the time! The “I” that I am …

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Wisdom from Kathryn Starke

Believe in yourself! You are capable of doing anything you put your heart and soul into. I only choose to focus on projects I am passionate about and can dedicate 110% of my time and energy. Dre…

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Mekong River Journey: One Family’s Epic Adventure

By Katherine Sather/ The Nature Conservancy It's known as the "Mother of Water." As the 12th longest river in the world, the mighty Mekong River indeed nourishes many. It supports the largest fr…

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How to Survive Family Holiday Gatherings

  Oh, how magical to celebrate the holidays with family. Oh, wait… really? with….family? @&#! with family?!?!?! You don’t have to guess who’s coming to dinner. You know the cast of …

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The Grace of Why

Today in the grocery store, I shared a real conversation with one of the mothers I knew in the years that my eldest son was consumed for a love of tennis. I knew her son had been present at the acci…

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8 DOs and DON’Ts for Writing a Holiday Letter

The holiday letter has traditionally been a way of letting extended family and friends know what's going on in your life, and the lives of your immediate family. The key to a well-written holiday lett…

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Is Having Kids A Necessity To ‘Having It All’?

Ever since Anne-Marie Slaughter's article Why Women Still Can't Have It All appeared in the July issue of The Atlantic, I've been fired up and pissed off ... because she's absolutely right. First, …

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The Feather

A man died today(9/25/12). As I held his left hand, lightly curling my fingers around his long, spindly finger, while his father held his other hand and Melissa, his former wife and the mother of two …

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A marvellous story about Dillie, the lovely fawn and how she struggled. She was able to survive with…