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'Sherlock' lives! Biggest surprises from the premiere
Mon Jan 20, 2014
I like this shows mucho, but am growing weary of the ridiculous multiple plot twists that are totally unrealistic AND distract from much more important plot factors such as Watson's working through the realization that Holmes basically screwed him over by not revealing he was still alive although ot …
'They said yes?' Young man with Down syndrome gets into college program in heart-melting video
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Thanks for sharing Rion's fabulously joyful, uplifting moment of truth! To anyone who has applied, then waited, and held their breath while opening The Envelope, sharing Rion's experience brings back memories. Best luck to you, Rion, in your university career! and happy holidays to your …
Blind man may have to give up dog that saved him in subway accident
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Where can I send USD so Orlando can keep his dog? These guys belong together.
First runner with Down syndrome finishes NYC marathon
Mon Nov 4, 2013
What courage this man shows! And tenacity, commitment, and grit. I salute him and his running buddy. Powerful examples, both.
What parents shouldn't say to non-parents
Mon Jul 15, 2013
As a single-by-choice, no-biological-or-adopted kids 61-year-old professional woman, I have taken it on the jaw for years for NOT marrying, for NOT having kids, and for NOT having a "conventional" relationship with my partner. (As soon as I mention that I have a "partner," most people immediately as …
Is your child a quitter? When to push a kid and when to let go
Fri Jul 5, 2013
I suspect parents are talking up to their kids the activities in which the parents would like to see the kids participate, and frequently doing so for very wrong reasons. When a parent "sells" an activity, most children will buy into it out of love, respect or even fear of the parent. But that …
Blind golden retriever Ray Charles becomes Internet star
Tue May 28, 2013
Kudos to Andrew Fale for adopting Ray Charles! It's become much too easy and too acceptable to euthanize small animals who aren't perfect, pure breed, convenient, or expected. One year ago, I adopted two 6-week-old kittens abandoned in a parking garage. They bring such joy to my life! I' …
Ultimate taboo: Actress takes on rape in Afghanistan
Mon Feb 25, 2013
How many US soldiers died to support the Afghani government to establish "democracry" and "equality" for all citizens there? Seems to me we have accomplished in Afghanistan exactly what some 50,000 US military deaths accomplished in South Vietnam: exactly nothing, except the tragic loss of America …
Next big thing in real estate: 300-square-foot apartments
Fri Jan 25, 2013
I lived in 712 square feet for 18 years, and it was not pleasant.
Do noisy restaurants get on your nerves?
Thu Dec 6, 2012
I refuse to spend my dollars in restaurants where the noise level is painful to hear and tolerate.
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