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Post image for Off-Broadway: 10 reasons to see “Kung Fu”

Hurry — don’t  miss “Kung Fu,” a new play about the late, great superstar Bruce Lee. This colorful Off-Broadway production has actors and sets that are constantly in motion. In two hours and 15 minutes of dancing, martial arts and Chinese opera, we cover the 1940s to 1971 as we travel across Seattle, Hong Kong, […]

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As a non-runner, shopping for new running shoes was a chance to explore a world I didn’t know existed. I highly recommend the experience as a way to get on a happy, comfortable track for both exercise and relaxation. Running isn’t my thing because of painful shin splints. Even a jog would cause those nasty hairline fractures […]

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Post image for Why you need Evernote

If you’re overwhelmed by clutter created by paper, word documents and too many email reminder notes that you send to yourself, take heart. As a busy reporter, I am now super-organized in my note-taking because I type everything into a website called Evernote. Evernote.com keeps all my stuff on a cloud, which means it’s stored online […]

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Post image for 3 ways to stretch your dollars at Mohonk Mountain House

I can hardly believe that I just spent $1,129.16 for a one-night, mother-daughter getaway to a top-rated spa. No regrets! In fact, if I’ve got a glow, it’s probably due to the benefits of quality bonding time with my kid, the facial — and a chance to splurge like it’s 2003 again. But seriously, our […]

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Post image for How to do yoga online — with my YouTube video

Pssst, there’s a great yoga studio offering unlimited classes any time, anywhere you want….for just $18 a month. For further meditation, I’ve made you a video about this place… YogaGlo.com is the studio that has changed my life. This Santa Monica-based operation posts fresh classes almost daily, with more than 1,000 videos to chose from […]

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Post image for 9 tips for shopping tag sales

I watch my budget, love a deal and adore funky things. So my best shopping is done in other people’s suburban garages and driveways. But since tag sales are a blood sport for bargain fiends, it’s crucial to prepare for the hunt. For starters, tag sales, yard sales, garage sales — they’re all the same […]

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