Jersey Book Lovers – Check This Out!

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Book people — there’s a brand-new festival coming to New Jersey! It’s for you, your spouse, your kids, your ‘rents, your best friend. (But mostly for you. Come on, you deserve a little time splurge, don’t cha?!) It’s happening this weekend, September 26 – 27, in downtown Morristown. Twenty-one fantastic authors will be there, holding […]

Beginnings, Endings, and the Pages in Between (Or Why I’ll Never Love Reading e-Books)

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I recently started a new job, leaving behind a complicated workplace where I’d spent a little over a year and come to bond very deeply with my fellow inmates. Saying goodbye — even knowing full well I’ll see everyone again the very next time happy hour is convened — was unexpectedly painful. Why, I wondered, as a […]

Dear Younger Self — You May Be Shocked to Hear …

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Raising children reminds you, at times, of your own childhood. You see your kids floating along in their own little bubbles of reality — blissfully unaware of the great big world just waiting to overtake them in a tsunami of endless worry, doubt, guilt, fear and every other swampy emotion that seems specially packaged for […]

First Annual Hot Celebrity Dads DVD Festival

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We’ve all heard about MILFs and the passion they inspire in so many men. Having just cruised through Father’s Day weekend, it seems like a perfect time to celebrate the DILFs and their equally sizzling hotness. As a woman of a certain age, who also happens to be an entertainment junkie, I’m finding it increasingly […]

The Indignity of the Office Space

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Nothing much changes in the great big world of human interaction. The last time I had a “real” job (translation: one that required me to be in an office, wear pants with constricting fasteners, and actually complete assigned tasks within a regular timeframe) there was not yet such a thing as Facebook and no one […]