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Metaphorical Filters

04/13/2019 Lori Duff 0

For purposes of writing this article, I just did a search and learned that one should change one’s air conditioning filter in one’s home anywhere from every 30-90 days, depending upon one’s allergies, the dustiness […]

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Alpha Mom

03/30/2019 Lori Duff 0

I will grant you that we aren’t the best dog owners on the planet.  I do not mean that we abuse our dog.  Not in any way.  If anything, he’s spoiled.  It’s just that I’m […]

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Hope for Humanity

03/16/2019 Lori Duff 0

Every once in a while, I find myself getting down on the fate of humanity.  If you need any proof of the state of man’s unkindness to fellow man, just spend five minutes on social […]

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Legalese — Defamation of Character

03/09/2019 Lori Duff 0

When people put negative reviews on Google or Yelp or other internet review services, or even go on Facebook rants about people or businesses, is that defamation?  What is defamation?  Can you get sued for […]

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JERK JERK

03/02/2019 Lori Duff 0

We live, so it seems, in bubbles and behind glass screens.  They may be computer screens, or phone screens, or the windshields of our cars, but no matter what there seems to be something between […]

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Candy Grams and Mammograms

02/15/2019 Lori Duff 0

There comes a time in a middle-aged woman’s life when she must bear her breasts to a stranger for smooshing and radiating in the name of health.  I mean, she doesn’t have to have to, […]

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Would You Do That To A Puppy?

02/03/2019 Lori Duff 0

I was sitting on the sofa petting my dog.  It had been a bad day, and I was thinking how much better I felt stroking his fur and feeling his warm puppy breath on my leg.  […]

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A Stabbing Pain in the Neck

01/18/2019 Lori Duff 0

There comes a time in any decades-long marriage, no matter how solid, loving, and in-for-the-long haul when you want to stab your beloved in the eye with a fork. This is why all the women […]

Legalese

Legalese — Rule of Law

01/12/2019 Lori Duff 0

“The rule of law” is another one of those phrases that gets thrown around on social media a lot these days by a lot of folks, some of whom seem to understand what it is, […]

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New Year Same Me

01/05/2019 Lori Duff 0

With the new year comes a whole slew of social media posts, blogs, and articles titled a variation on “New Year, New You.”  These are, I suppose, intended to be helpful and hopeful, and every […]

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Stay-Away-Muffs

12/20/2018 Lori Duff 0

Considering the fact that I listen and talk for a living, I sure do get tired of listening and talking. By the end of the week, I reach my capacity. My hard drive gets full. […]

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