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PillowTalk: Memories Come Rushing Back For Peg

It has been called by some "the perfect Steely Dan song". It was a perfect fit for Peg calling on the PillowTalk love lines to make a dedication. She told me about someone she has been thinking of. About Tom she said, "I've been going through a lot of photos lately and I have been thinking about...
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Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch

Welcome to the Companions and Homemakers Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch! This weekend on the Brunch, we have another free concert giveaway. Join us from 8am-noon for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Brian Culbertson , Saturday, October 27th at the Lyman Center on the campus of SCSU...
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The Two Happiest Years Of Your Life

A team of researchers at the London School of Economics and Political Science interviewed 23,000 adults between the ages of 17 & 85, and asked them about how satisfied they were with their lives and to predict how happy they envisioned being in five years. They then interviewd those same people...
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PillowTalk: Mutual Friends Side By Side & A Pair Of Jeans

It was a funny line that came from a listener who called the PillowTalk love lines with a dedication. I couldn't help but notice the similarity when I took the dedication. In all the years I have been hosting PillowTalk I can't say I have ever had one person named Eugene make a dedication to his...
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Dollar Store Craft For Fall

Supplies: Plastic pumpkin bucket I saw a bunch at Goodwill and Dollar Store! Old newspapers, plastic bags, paper, etc. for stuffing the pumpkin Duct tape Spray paint Hot glue gun ( if you like Modge Podge you could probably use that too. ) Burlap { The original directions say Burlap but I much...
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The Chronicles of Narnia Headed For Netflix

The Chronicles of Narnia , the children's series written by C.S. Lewis , and adapted numerous times over for various types of media will be getting another reworking. This time for Netflix which has obtained the rights to these classic stories. Although many have debated the order in which the...
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Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Headed For Extinction

The rusty patched bumble bee has the dubious distinction of being the first to be added to the federal list of endangered species. Scientists say the bee's population numbers have dropped nearly 90 percent in the last 20 years. Although there's still hope that they can be saved. There are many...
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Catching A Cold From The Cold

There's a good chance your mother, or your father, or your grandmother would tell you to bundle up, because you don't want to catch a cold. But that isn't how you get sick, you get sick from a virus. My dad would say the cold weather lowers your immunity, so you're more susceptible to a virus. It...
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Mike Stacy Couch Surfs On The Caribbean Sea

My wife Carol has an adventurer in her. She saw Big Mabel on the beach and said to me, “it’s a comfy, inflatable couch... let’s take a ride.” You wear life jackets and hold straps, which should have tipped us off. A speed boat pulls you through the Caribbean Sea? It’s terrifying fun, and included...
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PillowTalk: Back Together Again

It's exhilarating! The prospect of getting back into a relationship with someone you love that you have been without. It was a pleasure on Monday night to start the month of October with a call from Kim in Vernon. Kim called sounding very happy to let me know that she and Frenchie have gotten back...
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