How Not to Buy or Lease a Car

carbuying

I leased a new car today, and while I am not suffering buyer’s (well, lessee’s) remorse, I am not exactly experiencing new car joy - yet. Quite the opposite, I have that “caving-in stomach” feeling, the kind people get before speaking in public or going for a critical job interview.

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The Best Flowers and Plants for April

meadowsaffron

April ushers in a time of renewed energy, providing the motivation to organize the garage, pack away winter mittens and clear out corner cobwebs. This is also a perfect time to give the garden a little extra attention before the rain descends.

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Weather or Not

caribbeanbeach

The light is different now, so I feel we’ve turned a corner on blizzards and icy roads. Winter is a season we take seriously in the Midwest. Wind chill is included when talking about temperature: Fifteen degrees, but feels like minus three with the wind chill factor . . .

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Super Fan. Go Rachel, Go Rachel!

When it comes to professional sports, I am through and through a fair-weather fan. Show me a NY team that’s in the playoffs, though, and I will watch with the same passion as I would if my own kid were pitching or playing center or quarterback. Regular season? I don’t have a clue what’s going on and insufficient interest to check it out.

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