The Power of Free Candy

Kids today have it so easy. My son gets a Luigi costume at Target, slaps on a fake mustache, then has us drive him around a few minutes so he can come home with enough candy to put Willy Wonka in a ten year coma. Halloween is just a blip between summer and Christmas to …

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Death by Lack of Chocolate

New Year's Day is one of my least favorite holidays. After the Times Square ball drops and the champagne pops, it's time for serious reflection. Ultimately, it's time for guilt and shame. As soon as we're back at work and the hangover has worn off, we feel this urge to do wild-n-crazy things--like change. We've convinced ourselves that we're not good enough; our lives need improvement. …

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