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Life and Other Matters – Going Back to the 1970’s: January 31, 2012

January 31, 2012 by  
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We go back to the Seventies this week on the show, as I dig through a box from my high school and college days.  We discuss the concepts of streaking, rap groups and women’s lib. Plus, Renie shares a story of sexual harassment from when she went to college and Sherri tries her hand at […]

Made in China

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By Renie Stag Smith Made in China.  Made in China.  Made in China. No matter the print type, these three words have struck a discordant chord in one of my dear friend’s body.  At a recent get-together, she announced that starting January first, she was boycotting anything that she possibly could that was made in […]

Life and Other Matters — How Much Photoshopping is Too Much? January 24, 2012

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The girls discuss the practice of photoshopping: has it led us to expect a new, unattainable, norm?  Or is it just giving us that little “boost” we all need about our looks?  And even if we know something is photoshopped, do we really internalize that it’s not “real?” And isn’t photoshopping kinda like putting on […]

Pride in a Job Well Done

January 24, 2012 by  
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By Renie Stag Smith “You must be very proud every time you see this in the stores!” said one of the smartest eight-year olds I know. She was talking about our family’s product. We have produced a powdered enchilada sauce since way before I became part of the family and it is sold to grocery […]

When Sons Grow Up

January 17, 2012 by  
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By Renie Stag Smith I recently experienced a rite-of-passage dream that most mothers of sons have.  Or an alien abduction of epic proportions, I’m not sure which. I went shopping with my son for his professional clothing, at his insistence! For those of you who are mothers with sons, you can probably relate.  When younger, […]

Life and Other Matters — D.I.Y. and Smashing Pigs: January 17, 2011

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Renie is back, and she shares her Do It Yourself experiences with putting in a new wood floor (and gives us a good online resource). The girls talk pranks and speeding tickets, and end up smashing a peppermint pig on air. Click on the player below to hear the show Here are links and pictures […]

Life and Other Matters – Leaving Chaos Behind with Dr. Rick Hanson: January 10, 2012

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It’s the start of 2012 and Renie is nowhere to be found!  Taking her new retirement to heart, she has headed off for parts unknown and Sherri and Pam handle the show this week. They talk about getting away from chaotic situations and bringing more calm, happiness and joy into their lives. And to help […]

I May Be More Sexist Than I Thought…

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By Renie Stag Smith Sometimes, you just need a man. As a feminist, I hate to admit that.  But after the last two days, I can make a clean breast of it – I needed a man a couple of times. My eldest daughter, Jenn, and I decided that it was time to get rid […]

Livin’ La Vida Fruitfly

January 3, 2012 by  
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By Renie Stag Smith I just finished reading a truly funny, yet inspirational, book by Gabe Berman, Live Like a Fruitfly: The Secret You Already Know.  I’ve never met Gabe Berman, but I’d like to.  I’d like to thank him for telling me what I already knew, but making me listen this time! The premise […]

Life and Other Matters – 101 Weird Ways to Make Money: January 3, 2012

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We welcome the new year and talk about (weird) ways to make money that you may not have considered before.  Sherri talks about her time spent with a briefcase handcuffed to her wrist, and shortly after the discussion moves to turning off your cell phone when you fly and talking on your cell phone in restrooms […]