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If Retirement Isn’t For You, Retire From It

Many people, especially those in their late 50s or older, count down the days until retirement. It's their reward for several decades of hard work, an opportunity to do whatever they want – sleep all morning, watch reruns of "Law & Order," take a nice hot bath every other month. Having no boss is like being released from prison: there's so much freedom to enjoy. No more dreading Monday mornings, no more dreaming of Friday evenings. It's just one lovely day after another, as long as you … Read More

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Memo to Staff: Please Get Some Work Done

To: All staff From: Company president Subject: Low productivity It has come to my attention that productivity has dropped drastically since Thursday, June 14th. I’m not sure what’s going on, but … Read More

Striving to be a Perfect Father

On Father's Day, millions of men around the world receive gifts from their children, all manner of gifts: pens, ties, shirts, tickets and tools. Some of these gifts, such as T-shirts and mugs, display … Read More

Help! We’ve Got Teenagers in the House!

About a decade ago, when my three children were all under 5, taking care of them seemed to be a constant challenge. We had to change diapers, survive countless tantrums, and struggle at the dining … Read More

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The Punjab-Georgia Farmer Exchange Program

The word spread quickly through the farming community in Georgia: thousands of Indian farmers, mostly from the northern state of Punjab, were heading to Georgia to buy large parcels of fertile … Read More

Letter to your child’s teacher

Both my daughters are in school –- Lekha in third grade and Divya in first grade –- so I know firsthand the challenges of being a parent of school-going kids. That’s why I’ve decided to create a form … Read More

Facing up to an addiction

The 76-year-old woman walked down the hallway of Clearview Addictions Clinic, searching for the right department. She passed signs for the “HeroinAddiction Department (HAD),” the “Smoking Addiction … Read More