Monthly Archives: September 2010

Stuck With The Wrong Lyrics

My childhood coincided with the peak of a unique blip in entertainment: the comedy album. In the early 60s, Bob Newhart, Jonathan Winters, and Vaughn Meader (The First Family) racked up huge sales, as did Bill Cosby a few years … Continue reading

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Becoming An Adult

I have to admit that when I wrote last week’s blog about how differently I saw myself as an adult than I had as an undergraduate, I didn’t think even more issues would come up, but they did. I cared … Continue reading

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Why My Undergraduate Self Would Never Recognize Me

The increasing parade of friends’ children heading off to college has sent me down memory lane to my own undergraduate days. I realized with a jolt that, while college is usually the cauldron where we begin cooking our adult, independent … Continue reading

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Pleading Guilty to and Taking Pleasure from Project Runway

Being middle-aged, I have had many years to compile a horrifying list of guilty pleasures — defined as activities that would make us feel guilty if we were ever caught doing them. For me, these include Airport, John Jakes’ seven-part … Continue reading

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