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“Rainy days and Mondays always get me down,” Karen Carpenter once sang. This particular Monday isn’t rainy, but it’s getting us down because it’s such a sad anniversary: On this date in 1983, Ms. Carpenter passed away. Thirty years later, … Continue reading

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“The air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so great, that I thought I was in a dream.” — Jack Kerouac On the way back to my car after a dentist’s appointment downtown this … Continue reading

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So I’m driving along, minding my own business, when I turn a corner and see this: That’s right. It’s a giant replica of one of the evil Daleks from the Dr. Who TV series. It turns out this larger-than-life sci-fi … Continue reading

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Another vintage ad, courtesy of the Aug. 31, 1935, edition of Collier’s that Aaron’s crew found while working on an old building down the street: The text reads: 3 GOOD REASONS why Ingram’s will give you better shaves 1 SOFTENS … Continue reading

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Here’s a big dose of gratuitous cuteness to start your week: a persistent kitten and a patient Doberman. You’re welcome. If you need more incentive to get through your Monday, the Campbell Lounge opens at 4 p.m. We don’t have … Continue reading

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Here’s something to make you smile on a Monday morning: A mama cat in Mississippi adopted a baby squirrel — and taught it to purr. You’re welcome.

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… to start your week off right. We haven’t had a totally random, apropos-of-nothing video in a while, and on a Monday morning, I think we could all use a little dose of cute. If you can’t smile after watching … Continue reading

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