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North V. South And The Snow Storm

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Those of us not on the East Coast have found ourselves watching in amazement as a monster snowstorm dumped literally feet of the white stuff in New York and the surrounding areas. Even southern snow rookies in states like Tennessee and Georgia found themselves scooting to the store to invest in a snow shovel and lay in a supply of bread and peanut butter…. More

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To The Woman Who Criticized My Parenting

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You’re fat. You’re ugly. You have an awful cheerleader voice. I’ve heard it all over the years. As a television news anchor, it comes with the territory: Not everyone will like you. It was a tough pill to swallow early in my career, but the older I get, the more confidence I have about who I am. Viewers often attack the appearance and performance of news anchors, but that’s about as personal as it gets. That was until now, in my case…. More

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How Was YOUR Day?

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Yesterday was ‘interesting’:

It almost killed me.

First,
I found out that my cholesterol levels are so screwed-up that my blood probably makes concrete look like wine.
Lovely. The wine part.

Secondly,
my thyroid gland is almost kaput. No wonder I haven’t been able to lose much weight, which brings me to…… More

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Why Is It A Bad Thing To Be A Certain Age?

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Tomorrow, I’m going to be 32 years old.

I have no problem saying I’m going to be 32. In 10 years, I’ll be fine saying my age… I’m 42. Then 52. And then 62.

I don’t understand why so many people, women especially, have such an insecurity with admitting their age. Maybe insecurity isn’t the right word…. More

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5 Television Besties I’d Want for My Daughter

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It’s no secret that I’m a bit of a Gossip Girl junkie. After the kids go to bed, I often turn it on while I’m working. Or sleeping. Or breathing. It may or may not be on right now.

That said, it’s not something I’d be eager to show my daughter when she’s old enough, mostly because of the stereotypical and shameful way it — and many other TV dramas — portray female friendships…. More

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