Ever miss sitting together on the sofa watching your favorite shows?

If you miss the good old days when families sat together to laugh, cry, comment or to joke about their favorite TV shows you have to check out Gogglebox on Facebook watch. Gogglebox is a series where regular people are filmed in their own homes while watching the highest-rated shows on British television. Each week, …

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No Lady Leprechauns?….Maybe that’s a good thing?

Photo by Steven Hylands from Pexels It's true there are no lady leprechauns.... The History of Irish Fairies,' book states that there is no record in Irish folklore of leprechauns having a female counterpart in their ranks or even a solid record of how they procreate or reproduce. I'm thinking that there might have been a good reason to support …

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The Irish Racing Form

I woke up one morning to find my mother at the kitchen table, sipping coffee and browsing through our local newspaper the Cambridge Chronicle. What cha reading Ma? I asked... I'm checking out the Irish Racing Form" she replied. Are you betting the dogs? I never knew you to bet on the dogs... I'm reading …

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Simplifying Positive Thinking

Positive Thinking... When you wake up each morning which side of the daily menu do you choose? The good side or the bad side? How about Today's Special... It's Our Karma Plate ..you get a big serving of what you deserve! My new favorite research focus is to study the concept of Positive Thinking. I …

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The Scent Of A Man

I bet most people have heard of the movie Scent of A Woman staring Al Pacino... but have you heard that there is also a Scent of a Man? It's true (although it's not a movie) men produce human sex pheromones in their armpit sweat and hair which is called androstadienone (AN-dro-STAY-dee-eh-noan). Scientists have shown …

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Dear my personal Dear Abby,

In the morning I like to review the Dear Abby section of my local newspaper. I prefer Dear Abby to the endless home town articles complaining about dog poop, mask wearing, politics and the environment. I suppose it's because Dear Abby offers solutions to the day to day issues that plague our complicated lives. For …

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Apple core..Baltimore, who’s your friend?

I finished an apple this morning and while holding the apple core in my hands, I channeled a childhood voice in my head and shouted. Apple Core... Baltimore.... Who's your friend? and then I blurted out my daughters name...Izzy! As I raised the apple core to throw it at my daughter she looked at me …

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When people from Cambridge give directions…

I consider people from Cambridge to be a very approachable group as people go. We look eager to talk to anybody and some might dispute it but, we strangely look like we might know an answer to just about any questionBut wait ... anyone from Cambridge knows that "out of towners" asking any of us …

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Poor Fashionistas

Who knew that the old worn out, duct taped Chuck Taylor's and Jack Purcell's we wore on the basketball courts of Cambridge would one day become high fashion footwear.... A company called Golden Goose is selling a posh version of our duct taped Converse Jack & Chuck's street shoes for over $500.00... (see add below). …

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Endure ..It’s what we do

I saw this sign hanging outside a church in downtown Portsmouth NH. The message was a simple request Hang On America and a reminder ..We can Endure. I haven't been able to shake thinking about the message. This year has presented struggles i.e pandemic, isolation, politics, race, sex and financial issues. But are these new …

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