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These days, bundling is the favorite buzzword of insurance companies, phone and cable companies and other merchants as they try to get your business by giving you the option to “bundle” all of your purchases into one tidy package. At the Jasper County Public Library, we offer bundles too.

It’s full of adventure, suspense, and an all out roller coaster ride of passion, humor, and true love. It’s the “Fifty Shades of Grey” trilogy by E. L. James. In it, you’ll meet Anastasia Steele, an almost-graduated literary student who stands in for her best friend, interviewing the high-powered CEO of Grey Enterprises, Christian Grey, for the school paper.

Watching the movie, “I Don’t Know How She Does It,” I was taken back a few years to when my kids were small and I used to have to cut their food for them.

Starting out my adult life as a hairdresser, I discovered that there is some confusion about the word “beautician.” Because it rhymes with “magician,” there are misconceptions about the job description...

In past articles, I’ve shared some of my overwhelmingly unfortunate painting incidents with you; there was the time I accidentally painted my poor tabby cat an earthy brown color...

“What I did On My Summer Vacation;” that’s the title for this article. Like the little group of misfits in the Wizard of Oz, parts of this trip were a wild ride.

Preschool is a fun place to be, most of the time. I have a four year old granddaughter who is just learning the ins and outs of social skills. A bad day for a four year old is when those social skills go awry.

I agree with whoever coined the phrase, “I’m in no shape to exercise,” and wholly agree with whoever surmised, “That’s not sweat; it’s my body crying.” Seriously, there are so many different types of exercise to choose from, chances are there’s one that’s right for you.

The world's most expensive flip flops?

Sitting by my front door are a pair of flip flops; the ones I wore all summer long and just never had the heart to put away for the winter. It's January, I know; boots should take the place of those flip flops, but I still can't make myself put those pretty, beaded symbols of summer away. Besides they were a bargain.

I have been dragging my heels, with a serious case of writer's block keeping me from starting this article. As I read back that first sentence, it occurs to me to wonder how in the world I could be dragging my heels when I'm actually sitting down.