Bits and Pieces

Home Life Bits and Pieces

Technology: good, bad — and ugly

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Technology is a part of almost everyone's daily life and it can be a boon unless it turns against you — which it can suddenly and unexpectedly do. Then it's a lot more of a bust.

A stranger in my own place

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I’ve been serving on this altar for many years, and yet, the Padre had to prompt me. I felt off-kilter in a place and situation that under different circumstances I was comfortable and familiar with. I felt like a stranger.

Up and at ’em — move it or lose it

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Exercise your way to more energy, reduce stress and maybe lose a few of those additional holiday pounds that have stuck around.

Could the ‘love challenge’ make your holidays happier?

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Who hasn't seen some new challenge appear on a social media platform nearly every week? I'm proposing a new one — the 'love challenge". I challenge you to put a little love in your heart this Christmas season. And who knows? It may go viral!

Love at first sight: confessions of a brand-new ‘glam-mom’

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You know those picture-carrying, push-the-phone-in-your-face grand-moms? I felt they were over the top. I vowed I would never be one of “them.” OK, I am one of them.

Celia Iannelli The gift of time is the most precious resource of all

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Say what you want to say, do what you want to do because waiting for the “perfect time” can easily morph into a lost opportunity.

Celia Iannelli: Way-way-way too much information— parsing the popularity of ‘Trash TV’

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Trash TV features bleeped profanity, tales of lurid trysts and regular on-camera fistfights. Why do people go on these talk shows — and why do we watch them?

Celia Iannelli: Just when you think you’re in, you’re out

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Sinatra sang, "You're riding high in April, shot down in May" when he performed That's Life. Celia has the answer if that happens to you.
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