Why can’t they make Daylight Savings Time permanent?

The first article is a rather whiney complaint about a permanently "lost" hour that fails to discuss the benefits of DST -- rather typical of those who object. The second is also tongue-in-cheek, but comments on some of the benefits of not switching time twice a year. For me, the bottom line is that the … Continue reading Why can’t they make Daylight Savings Time permanent?

How can two people traveling together be more efficient at packing?

Five Packing Tips for the Traveling Couple If you’ve traveled with a significant other, you may have run into some luggage-related stress along the way. Here are some ways you can both pack your way to happier vacation memories. Image CreditCreditLars Leetaru By Justin Sablich Sept. 20, 2018 If you’ve traveled anywhere with your significant other, … Continue reading How can two people traveling together be more efficient at packing?

I love simple ways to make life better as well as easier

https://www.glamour.com/story/easy-mascara-trick The Easy Mascara Trick That Makes My Lashes Look a Million Times Better BY  RACHEL NUSSBAUM OCTOBER 24, 2018 5:40 PM PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES Celebrity beauty tricks are a dime a dozen, but the ones that actually work are rare. Like, let's be real: Most celebrities look great because they have a team of dedicated … Continue reading I love simple ways to make life better as well as easier

If you haven’t had your eyebrows threaded yet, this answers your questions

Eyebrow threading salons aren't common everywhere so thought this description of the process might be interesting to those thinking about going for the first time. The prices quoted at the end of the article are absurd. In NYC, which I will admit is not the least expensive place to live, the standard price at neighborhood … Continue reading If you haven’t had your eyebrows threaded yet, this answers your questions

The Brilliant Makeup Trick Meghan Markle Always Does but No One Has Noticed

https://www.popsugar.com/beauty/Meghan-Markle-Wears-Lip-Liner-45499666? The Brilliant Makeup Trick Meghan Markle Always Does but No One Has Noticed November 16, 2018by TORI CROWTHER 521 Shares View In Slideshow  Image Source: Getty As we've watched her transition from TV actress to member of the royal family, one thing's become very clear: Meghan Markle has plenty of beauty tricks up her sleeve. Some she's borrowed from … Continue reading The Brilliant Makeup Trick Meghan Markle Always Does but No One Has Noticed

Washington Post’s excellent list of why you’re likely not to know who won before you go to bed on Election Night

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/politics/voting-quirks/?utm_term=.c00152704cd8  Election 2018  Analysis Think you’ll know who won on election night? Not so fast … Reporting by Bonnie Berkowitz, Illustrations by Shelly Tan Oct. 29, 2018 If you plan to stay awake on election night until you know the outcome of every race — or even until you know who controls the House and Senate — you may … Continue reading Washington Post’s excellent list of why you’re likely not to know who won before you go to bed on Election Night

Reese Witherspoon as a role model — fun article

Reese Witherspoon is selling frilly Southern womanhood, and I’ve been sucked in, y’all Actress Reese Witherspoon poses for photographers. (Joel C. Ryan/Joel C. Ryan/Invision/AP) By Monica Hesse Columnist October 30 Pretend you’re a supervillain. Your goal is to lure a bunch of middle-class white women to an arena for a nefarious plot. I have gamed this … Continue reading Reese Witherspoon as a role model — fun article