Aria for a Lost Weekend (The Carmen Dilemma)


Bob Varettoni had a weekend at home alone. The problem? What to do with his time.

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Manopause and the Mid-Life Soft Top

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What’s a guy to do when manopause strikes?

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My Life as a Carny: The Corn Dog Summer on the Road


It was one big juggling act.

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10 Things People Who Love Being Alone Never Worry About

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I’m a recluse as much as the next guy… At least, that’s what I thought.

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The Key to Ageing Gracefully


2 questions to know how ageing’s going to go.

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Unbelievably Bad Comics: Timely Accidents

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Ever wonder what they’re doing when it gets really, really quiet?

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Going Downhill With My Father

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For Mike Copperman, a family hike turned into a realization of the roles he and his father share in each other’s lives.

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My Homegrown Haircuts

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For Reginald Schroeder, haircuts are more than just a few minutes in a chair with scissors and clippers.

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Unbelievably Bad Comics: Trading Up

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Ever wonder what happens to those thoughtfully packed lunches?

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A Well Trained Man Reflects on Tea

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Inner balance can be found in a cup of tea. Rick Matz shares his favorite quotes about this meditative beverage.

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Unanswered Questions

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Introducing Unbelievably Bad, a webcomic by James Breakwell. It’s about parenting and cheezits and stuff.

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I’m Not a Male Role Model to My Daughters, Spiderman is.

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For a father in the Balkans, a good male role model can be hard to find.

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Questions You Were Too Afraid To Ask A Pregnant Woman, Answered

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Robyn Wilder of BuzzFeed decided to answer everything people wouldn’t ask.

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We Sold Bonkers. We Sold Life.

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For Gary Almeter, selling his childhood board games was like looking at a movie of his life.

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One Baby And Her Dog

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Throughout pregnancy, we had friends and family continually ask us how we think our dog, Dax, will be when the little bundle of joy arrives into the world.

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7 Essential Life-Lessons Learned at Age 66

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Jed Diamond learned about love and life by running his first marathon.

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