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SWEET TALK—2016 V-Day Report: The Bar is Low

Have you ever seen that light in a woman’s eyes? “Which light?” you may ask. “The look of love? Or the look of horror?” Results may vary depending on your Valentine’s Day gift, and there can be a fine line. … Continue reading

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SWEET TALK—Happy Thanksgiving!

Yes, it’s almost Thanksgiving, and hopefully you remembered to come home with a tin of candy behind your back and a live turkey under your arm. So far, so good. But… what about Christmas? With every bite you savor and … Continue reading

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Sweet Talk—Days of Captain Chaos, Whistling Belly Buttons, and Litter Bugs

Halloween is not only a time for candy and celebrations, but it’s also a time to express yourself. Or, if you’re a kid, a time for your mom to express herself. This Halloween, I pay tribute to the Ghosts of … Continue reading

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Sweet Talk—Holy Trick-or-Treat, Batman!

It’s hard to believe it’s October already, and that we’re cruising into the holiday season. It seems like just yesterday when it was summer with clear blue skies and blistering temperatures around 100. Oh, wait—that would describe today. For those … Continue reading

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Sweet Talk—Last Minute Valentine’s Day Guide

Oh, no! Valentine’s Day evening is almost upon us. Statistics show that more candy and flowers are purchased on this day than any other day. People careen around town looking for “that thoughtful something.” All out of ideas? Well, keep … Continue reading

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Sweet Talk—Trick or Treat! Give Me Something Good to Eat!

Gather round, boys and ghouls, while I share a scary story. There was a dark time in days of yore when nobody gave out Halloween candy. Shocking, but true. Before the 1950s, Americans typically celebrated Halloween by hosting parties with … Continue reading

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Decade after decade, these little machines have stood by doorways, calling for our attention at the supermarket, the drugstore, the liquor store, the mini-mart, the dollar discount store, and the family restaurant. Depending on what year it is, they offer … Continue reading

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