I was shocked when I received this message!

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    Is this web site unsafe for children? The other day I was checking my web stats … [Read more...]

computer jokes from 1977 that are still very funny #tech, #computers, #jokes, #humor

old computers from 1977

In  1977 I posted these on my first Advice Sisters Blog. I found them the other day. Amazingly, they … [Read more...]

Career: Singing the Why Can’t I Have It all Blues

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 ASK ALISON:  MANAGING YOUR LIFE AND CAREER Singing the Why Can't I Have It all Blues "I got … [Read more...]

Q: is griping about gifts good sense or bad taste? #weddings, #gifts, #etiquette


  Good Grief!  Groaning About The Gifts! A Bride-to-Be writes: "We will be married in a few months … [Read more...]

The Weavers on Wednesday” their 1951 videos & Reminiscing About Pete Seeger #music

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What are the events that profoundly shape your life? For me, one was attending Camp Trywoodie in … [Read more...]

ask alison: I don’t think I can compete with younger job seekers #careeradvice, #JobHunting, #work


  Dear "Advice Sister" Alison:  I will be receiving my bachelor's degree this year, … [Read more...]

he’s a great guy but there’s this one thing….#relationships, #dating, #love

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A READER ASKS: I am in love with my boyfriend Mark, but there's this one thing about him I really … [Read more...]

Do you know what real love is?


Do you know what real love is? Real love is one of the most magical but complex things in the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas for Friends, Lover, Exs, and YOURSELF on Valentine’s Day (not the usual chocolates & cards) #ValentinesDay


V-day Emotional Overload?  Here are Unique Ways to show those you love (and those you don’t) how you … [Read more...]

Holy Toledo! new makeup collection from Isabel & Ruben Toledo for M-A-C is bright and sunny

Fashion’s most romantic couple, Isabel and Ruben Toledo, are renowned for their award-winning and imaginative work in fashion design and illustration. This unique collaboration with M·A·C pairs Isabel’s sensational penchant for colour with Ruben’s vibrant energy in a palette of hues designed to sculpt, paint and transform the face. Specially designed white packaging features Ruben’s illustrations, an array of graphic lines and red-lipped faces brought to life with his one-of-a-kind aesthetic.

This is just a sneak peek at the collection. As you can see, it's adorable! (and collectible, so … [Read more...]