Thursday, May 25, 2017

Special Feature Interview: Holiday Decorating with HGTV ‘Design Star’ Blanche Garcia

October 25, 2011 by  
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We recommence our Feature Interviews right in time for the holidays with Design Star alum and owner of B Garcia Designs: Blanche Garcia. Blanche gives us the inside scoop on reality TV shows, (she’s been a part of three of them) plus we talk about design do’s and don’ts, new ways to display pumpkins and […]

Zucchini Death Bread

October 25, 2011 by  
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By Renie Stag Smith It’s nearing the end of the growing season in my part of the country.  We’re supposed to have the first freeze this week.  Because of the extremely hot, dry weather we had this summer, very few vegetables did as well as in years past. One of the veggies that was prolific […]

Life and Other Matters – The Science of Evil with Dr. Simon Baron-Cohen: October 25, 2011

October 25, 2011 by  
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With Halloween right around the corner, the girls discuss scary costumes, severed arms and pillow cases of candy.  It brings them to the question of evil: are you born evil, or do you learn it?  So they turn to Cambridge psychology professor and autism expert Dr. Simon Baron-Cohen to find out how empathy plays into it all.  Plus […]

How to Bury a Horse

October 18, 2011 by  
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By Renie Stag Smith Once a month, a trio of intelligent, elegant women get together for a gabfest to catch up on each other’s life adventures and let down their hair. Usually it’s at a local watering hole, where the middle-aged men sitting around the bar look surreptitiously at the hands of these ladies sitting […]

Life and Other Matters – Censorship, Transparency and Authenticity: October 18, 2011

October 18, 2011 by  
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There are a lot of opinions out there and we all want to be heard. But what do you do when you’re told to NOT express your opinion? Renie and Sherri were recently put into a situation of censorship by their employers. Should they be allowed to speak, or are there circumstances that are appropriate […]

Special Feature Interview: Taste of Home Editor Catherine Cassidy

October 13, 2011 by  
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Taste of Home Editor-In-Chief Catherine Cassidy We all love comfort foods… but they’ve been getting a bad rap lately because of calorie count.  What if we could HAVE the foods we love, withOUT the excessive calories? Catherine Cassidy says we can!  In this exclusive interview with Pam Atherton, Catherine shares some great ideas from the […]

Life and Other Matters – Dating Grandpas?! October 11, 2011

October 11, 2011 by  
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The girls were in a rare mood! The conversation included everything from dating grandfathers to being told we need to go on a diet. We find out how Google, Steve Jobs and Texas Instruments connected us personally; Renie trumpets like an elephant, I give a monkey yell, and we ALL howl like coyotes! Plus – […]

Dating…Grandfathers?!

October 11, 2011 by  
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By Renie Stag Smith My self-esteem just hit an all-time low… For the past two days, I’ve been involved in “English Teacher Training.”  I’ve been teaching English for more years than I care to count, but my school district believes that it’s never too late to teach an old, female dog new tricks. When teachers […]

Life and Other Matters – In Defense of Flogging: October 4, 2011

October 3, 2011 by  
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Do our prisons work? We pretty well know that the way it is right now, the prison system is not really working.  But what can be done about it?  Author and criminal justice professor Peter Moskos has an unusual and controversial idea – what about flogging?  The girls chat about the penal system and corporal […]

The 45 Million Dollar Woman

October 3, 2011 by  
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By Renie Stag Smith Depending on which research article you read, the human body is either worth $4.50 or in excess of 45 million dollars.  It doesn’t matter which one you look at, my body is worth more today than either of those estimates! The U.S. Bureau of Chemistry and Soils have calculated that the […]