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 By Laura On Life    Columns    August 6, 2012

Voyage of Discovery

It’s the most disgusting task a parent has to do. Worse than changing diapers. Worse than cleaning the bathroom. Worse than finding maggots in your trash can. Well, okay, it’s a close second. It’s time to clean the minivan. There...

 
 By Laura On Life    Columns    September 29, 2010

Golf, A Diversion

Someday, I might take up golfing. Someday when I have truly run out of options, that is. My mother got tricked into it late in life. Apparently, she had too much time on her hands and someone suggested chasing a little white ball around perfectly man...

 
 By Laura On Life    Columns    April 8, 2010

Reboot This!

My computer is on the blinkā€¦ again. How can it be that the one appliance in our homes and businesses that we depend on the most, is also the one that is the most unreliable? Have you ever had to reboot your refrigerator to get it to cool your...

 
 By Laura On Life    Columns    March 11, 2010

The Meta Four

What has happened to our superheroes of the past? Superman, who was faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound - oh, and he could fly, too - went all loopy over Lois Lane in the...

 
 By Laura On Life    Columns    August 31, 2009

What Moms Are Made Of

From all accounts, when I was a little girl, I was, like most little girls, made of sugar and spice and everything nice. Of course, when I became a teenager, I was made of sarcasm, drama, and everything hormonal. You tend to mellow out a tad after...