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Archive for April, 2011

Livestrong.com Article

Icon Written by Alex on April 27, 2011 – 10:14 am

I write article for Livestrong.com and, eHow.com and starting today, I’ll post some of what I put out there. Just for fun. To keep in touch. To tout my brand. To flog my skills. To keep it real. OK. Enough.

Can Drinkers Lose Weight? …

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Ellen Barkin

Icon Written by Alex on April 22, 2011 – 4:21 pm

I’ve always liked Ellen Barkin. What can I say? She’s a croaky, hot, tough, New York broad. Perhaps the last. My liking — which, yes, when I have confessed it has been openly mocked to my face — is today validated with a New York Times Magazine profile as she prepares to take the stage in The Normal Heart. They say about her, “Her raspy voice hasn’t changed through the years. She still sounds as if she just woke up, or just had sex, or maybe a whiskey.”

Same thing like I said.

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A Sweet Life

Icon Written by Alex on April 16, 2011 – 8:42 am

I’m not very enamored of most websites about diabetes. They seem too clinical or … what’s the word? Happy all the time about the condition. However, there is a site I am recommending called A Sweet Life. It’s run by a woman named Jessica Apple and it includes a lot of recipes and the normal things one would hope to find at such a site. It also has some articles and features about the emotional and quirky aspects of diabetes and living as a diabetic. I hope you’ll check it out.

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Steve Earl Album Review @ Tincanland

Icon Written by Alex on April 7, 2011 – 3:00 pm

Sharp review of Steve Earle’s album I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive at a sharp web site called Tincanland with lots of literate and intelligent takes on interesting music. Go here to enjoy.

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