Family

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Hard Candy Christmas

MTM’s mom (and my lovely mother-in-law) is in the house for Christmas. She fled Wisconsin for The Balmy South. A few days of sweating, and she’ll be ready to go back to the...

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Where Greta Garbo Went to Be Alone

Greta Garbo is making news again. Sotheby’s will be auctioning a cache of Garbo private letters and photos, many of which outline her loneliness and frustration with being a female...

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Do You Ever Try Things You Think You Won’t Like?

“Try it.” Your mother coaxed the over-cooked broccoli toward five-year-old you, didn’t she? And you eyed that steaming pile of slime, put your hands over your mouth, and shook your...