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January 15, 2014

In 1972, Memorex launched a campaign “Is it live or is it Memorex?” this campaign eventually became “Is it real or is it Memorex?”

October 30, 2013

In my 50-plus-years I have had the pleasure of meeting a diverse group of men and women. Some brilliant and some not so brilliant, but either way I have learned from them.

October 2, 2013

While attending high school I took a class in Latin. One phrase that I remembered is vestis virum reddit (pronounced westis wirum red dit) meaning clothes make the man.

August 7, 2013

Cheryl Lynn released “Got to Be Real” in 1978. In 1979 it became number one on the R&B chart and in 2005 the song was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame.

July 10, 2013

The dictionary’s definition of tramp: a migratory worker that travels, a hobo, or a disreputable woman.

June 12, 2013

In order to be promoted to or pass the fifth grade there are certain criteria that must be mastered. Such factors as reading and math commensurate with ability and social maturation as predictors of whether a student will be promoted. Amazingly, most adults have not mastered social maturation.

May 15, 2013

The word “Lady” has been used to describe certain females, males, and four legged creatures.

April 17, 2013

In 1974, Shirley Brown performed a song titled “Woman to Woman.” The song was a hit and it spawned a response from Barbara Mason “From His Woman to You” which was another hit. Personally, I thought Shirley’s song was sad but Barbara’s response was downright ridiculous.

March 20, 2013

Months after I left my husband, my Volkswagen Quantum went on the brink. I was left to negotiate a new used automobile without male support.

February 20, 2013

In 1999 my brother gave me a Miniature Pincher; her original name was Spanky, but to see her you know that she is a Lady. Lady was left by one of his numerous girlfriends. I often wonder did the girlfriend leave my brother the dog as a metaphor.

February 6, 2013

Merriam Webster describes single as not married, relating to celibacy, unaccompanied by others, lone, sole and a single survivor of a disaster.