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Candy Grams and Mammograms February 15, 2019

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, but most of us do because it is Standard Operating Procedure for detecting breast cancer.  According to the CDC[1], breast…

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BOOK REVIEW: It’s Not That I’m Bitter March 15, 2016

It’s Not That I’m Bitter . . .: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Visible Panty Lines and Conquered the World by Dr. Gina Barreca It’s Not that I’m Bitter, by Dr. Gina Barreca, is a somewhat philosophical, somewhat autobiographical, definitely funny book about professional, well-educated women. Dr. Barreca, a professor of English…

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