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January 27, 2015
Swift: Parents, ‘just say no’ to birthday party madness
It’s official: Humankind has lost its mind. The Interwebs has been abuzz of late with the story of a 5-year-old boy from the U.K. who was presented with a $24 invoice for missing a friend’s birthday party. The soiree “scofflaw,” Alex Nash, was apparently billed for declining...
January 27, 2015 - 5:22pm
January 6, 2015
Where are my keys? And other musings of an aging mind
I hail from a long line of absent-minded people. Rumor has it that my Great-Great-Great Uncle Moses Ebenezor Swift had five wives – mainly because he kept forgetting he was already married. The Swift Family Crest includes the hallowed words, “Ubi terrarum car parcum fecimus?”...
January 6, 2015 - 2:06pm
December 24, 2014
Swift: A visit from my mom makes holiday chores special again
At some point, I began to view Christmas with trepidation rather than anticipation. Maybe it was when my nieces stopped asking for fun toys and just wanted gift cards. Maybe it was when my holiday giving list grew to more than 20 people. Perhaps it was when I found myself still paying...
December 24, 2014 - 10:13am
December 17, 2014
Swift: Daily Diet Coke a tough habit to break
A friend once gave me the perfect analogy for what it’s like for her to adopt new habits. She likened herself to a quarter horse. She could be the fastest and most driven creature in the world for one-fourth of a mile, but after that, her interest and stamina dropped off to an...
December 17, 2014 - 12:12am
November 5, 2014
Swift: Old friends are the best friends
She was probably my first friend. We met on the school bus on the first day of first grade. We started sitting together every day and considering ourselves friends. We became amiably competitive with each other in school. In particular, I remember a speed-reading competition to...
November 5, 2014 - 10:56am
October 28, 2014
Swift: Switching residences a moving experience
Are you living in a comfortable environment? Do you finally have everything decorated and arranged the way you want it? Have you organized your closets so clothes are color-coordinated and every shoe has a mate? Do you know the location of your toilet paper, your laundry soap and...
October 28, 2014 - 3:58pm
October 21, 2014
Swift: Bad to be ‘basic’?
Pop culture has been bandying around a new term a lot lately. It’s called “basic.” If you’re not sure what this is, sit down with your pumpkin spice latte and keep reading. According to the hype, you are “basic” if you buy a lot of scented candles and own a frame with...
October 21, 2014 - 4:01pm
October 14, 2014
Swift: Mom has always stood by me
As I was hauling a laundry basket of clean clothes up the third flight of stairs, it hit me: I’m nearly 50, and I’ve returned to the world of coin laundry. And then I had the thought that has influenced everything from my shoe-buying decisions to my job choices over the past...
October 14, 2014 - 5:02pm
August 19, 2014
Tammy Swift: Humor a crutch for hiding anxiety, depression
It happened between the third and fourth grade. My parents noticed a dramatic change in my disposition. Up until then, I had been known for a bouncy, happy-go-lucky personality. Suddenly, I became withdrawn, sad and worried. I fretted obsessively about everything: germs on silverware,...
August 19, 2014 - 3:23pm