Vitamin Vagaries

Lately I've been poring over all kinds of reading material about vitamins and supplements. Lots of web sites, doctor office pamphlets, and one book in particular on health and medicine.  After a two-year avoidance, I am making a shift back to vitamin usage.  Just like the occasional news stories about whether coffee or a glass of alcohol is actually good for …

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Pity For Prada

According to a recent story in the Washington Post, it appears that expensive trappings such as handbags, jewelry, luggage, shoes, etc., are now considered to be déclassé.    Conformity is taking a backseat to individuality.  Shoppers are looking for non-brand and discrete products that eschew any kind of obvious affluence.  Income disparity is in and conspicuous consumption …

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