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Helpless
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Helpless

When sung by Angelica Schuyler, the word possesses a seductive warmth. Helpless, yes; his eyes how they leave her so. The view from 10,000 feet is one of a great run. We have had such good fortune. Yeah, there was the weeks of PT after the ankle thing and the […]

The Case For Burying A Head in Sand
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The Case For Burying A Head in Sand

They are winning. The floodgates were opened and were systematically dismantled, piece by piece, with haste, in the cold light of day, for all to see. “Here we are, taking it all apart” Some wore hats and cheered. Others wore a scowl and held up posters. Most watched Netflix and […]

Best Headphones For Kids
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Best Headphones For Kids

Headphones have been providing music lovers a personal relationship with their favorite songs and albums since the advent of the chunky Walkman in the 70s. Today, nearly everyone walks around, rides the subway, and flies on planes with their own pair of in-ear buds or over-ear headphones. Allowing kids to […]

Brush Up Before You Hook Up
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Brush Up Before You Hook Up

This post is sponsored by Crest There are worse smells to taste in someone’s mouth, surely. Tuna salad is near the vanguard of that foul parade but the stale residue of all the chocolates you’ve loved before isn’t that much sweeter, not when you’ve got designs on locking lips with […]

Super Bowl Party Prep With Vegetarian Sloppy Joe and Febreze AIR
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Super Bowl Party Prep With Vegetarian Sloppy Joe and Febreze AIR

This Super Bowl party prep story is sponsored by Febreze With me finally making the transition earlier this year, we are now a completely vegetarian household but that doesn’t mean the odors from our food are any less meaty. In fact, thanks to an extra heaping portion of sautéed garlic, […]

Four Seasons In Manhattan
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Four Seasons In Manhattan

WINTER The enthused clattering of a 5pm standing O had floating its way up into the blue sky bowl, the inverted dome from which the chandelier hung, like the death from a refined lady’s slender cigarette dangling from the tips of her black satin gloved fingers. Still, the able bodied […]

It’s The Small Moments That Matter on Valentine’s Day
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It’s The Small Moments That Matter on Valentine’s Day

This story is sponsored by Fracture. Yes, we were in Ireland and Norway and Italy and have retraced our dating steps on South Street in Philadelphia, but it’s the granular details, the moments in miniature from those days spent helplessly falling in love and later, traveling the world together, that […]

Nowhere To Run
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Nowhere To Run

I woke from a dream, startled and out of breath. Beads of sweat were pasted to my forehead. I couldn’t see a damn thing. The room was black and statuesque. Not even the neighboring cicadas were whimpering into the void. Only the patter of stray raindrops broke the silence. Reaching […]

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