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Brain Food | Burgers | Drinks | Mahoning Valley Flight Crew

by Kim Boccia   | 52 entries



Archive: 2012 | 2013

Don’t judge a person by their dirty shirt

Untitled document (In response to last week’s column) One of my reader’s comments said it perfectly: “I think that the “mean coaches” need to act in a professional manner and adjust their coaching methods to ...

Do coaches need to calm down?

Untitled document (In response to last week’s column) I ventured over to a second-hand store that sells used clothes on consignment and needless to say, I went home with a “new” jacket, skirt, earrings and ...

Consignment shopping: Fashion for the frugal

Untitled document (In response to last week’s column) Oddly enough, I did not get a lot of response to last week’s column. I do like the chemical-free aspect of raising your own food and knowing ...

Pasture Pete on my plate to eat

Untitled document (In response to last week’s column) A dietician told me that it is the contents of a healthy home-cooked meal that makes the difference. Although I lived through the fast-food phase, I can’t ...

Home-cooked meals aren’t what they used to be

Untitled document (In response to last week’s column) OK, I have to say that I too think I was harsh in last week’s column. I could not get my point across today if I wasn’t, ...

What part of ‘No onions’ didn’t you understand?

Untitled document (Last week's response)It seems as though when naming a town, someone simply looked around and whatever they saw, became the name. This would explain Beavercreek, Deer Park or Rocky River. Others were named ...

Should you judge a girl by her car?

Untitled document (In response to last week’s column) Most people today want every penny to count, so if you really need help with the scrubbing and disinfecting of the house (and you can afford this ...

Pick up your room, the cleaning lady’s coming

When it comes to choosing where to sit at a movie theatre, there’s a balancing act that has to be performed. You plunked down your hard-earned cash and deserve to sit wherever you like, but ...

Make your New Year’s resolution count this year

That’s what Christmas is all about, Charlie Brown.” With a smile from “sticky outie” ear to ear, Charlie picks up his puny Christmas tree and skips happily home, believing now that Christmas is not about ...

Don’t panic: You bought enough gifts

As Christmas gets closer, we start to panic. We start to think: “Do I have enough presents?” ”Are all the piles even?” “Will everyone be happy?” “Did I forget anyone?”