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BOOKS
Michael Cunningham, who wrote The Hours, has a new book out. It’s called The Snow Queen. Add it to the pile.

BLOGS AND CAN’T MISS ARTICLES

In case you’re wondering if you’re really 50, you are.

Cavemen would think we are a bunch of girly-men. Or girly-girls. Grunt.

If learning a language as complicated as Chinese can be this much fun, we should all do it.

CURRENT EVENTS

What is white privilege, really? Read this from a Princeton freshman and prepare to reconsider.

Sad to say goodbye to actor Bob Hoskins this week. He’s known for Roger Rabbit, but don’t miss his amazing performances in The Long Good Friday with Helen Mirren, and in Mona Lisa, the first movie Anne saw him in.

BEAUTY, FASHION AND HOME

In case of glamping, shop here.

Obviously none of these women ever do the dishes. Amazing Nail Art.

SOCIAL MEDIA AND TECH

Google Plus is NOT DEAD. Lynette Price, G+ expert, talks about what you’ve heard and why it’s wrong.

For those nights when you can’t decide which restaurant to go to or which movie to see – there’s a website that will do it for you.

For your amazement:

ENTERTAINMENT

Jan Brady with a gun? We blame Marcia.

For your entertainment:

Sharon has no idea why this movie looks so funny but it just does.

Sharon Greenthal

Sharon's blog, <a href="http://www.emptyhousefullmind.com">Empty House Full Mind</a>, focuses on observations of the world from the midlife empty nest. Sharon is the Young Adults Expert on <a href="http://youngadults.about.com/">About.com</a>. Sharon writes for the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sharon-greenthal/">Huffington Post</a> and <a href="http://purpleclover.com">Purple Clover</a>. Sharon is the mother of two grown children - a daughter, 26 and a son, 24. She lives in Long Beach, CA with her husband and their perfect dog, Lambeau. Instagram: sharongreenthal

Sharon Greenthal

Sharon's blog, Empty House Full Mind, focuses on observations of the world from the midlife empty nest. Sharon is the Young Adults Expert on About.com. Sharon writes for the Huffington Post and Purple Clover. Sharon is the mother of two grown children - a daughter, 26 and a son, 24. She lives in Long Beach, CA with her husband and their perfect dog, Lambeau. Instagram: sharongreenthal

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SHELLEY R ZUREK

Friday 2nd of May 2014

I love these concise bites of fun!

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