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Same dragon, different day.

Yes, nuts! Eating just an ounce of them a day—any kind of nut—could save your life. So said anchorman Brian Williams last night on the NBC news at 5:30 p.m. I knew there was a reason I love cashews so much. No, seriously: I googled this morning. And Williams was right: a study from Dana-Farber …

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As of yesterday morning (and minus half of the French Dip sandwich I ate last night, when neither Mom or I felt like cooking so we went out for dinner), I’ve officially lost 15 pounds. Yep, 15. I’m dropping the excess baggage I’ve been carrying around for a while, now.  It’s happening incredibly slowly, but …

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So as I was sipping my first cup of coffee this morning, trying to wake up and waiting for my joints to un-stiffen, I ran across this important news: “Kate Middleton Won’t Name Her Favorite Piece of Clothing.” Blink. Well, jeez, Kate! (I mean, Your Majesty!) Why not? The whole world, stunned and saddened by …

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It’s been a long time since I mentioned “gifts.” Specifically, the everyday gifts the world offers each of us, if only we’ll take the time—even a few moments—to look for them. Recently, I’ve not taken the time, except to briefly note the spectacular autumn display the many types of trees in this mature suburban community …

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