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Lisa Miller

Lisa Miller
  • Saturday, June 28, 2008
  • Gardens, too, need protecting

    I was planning to wait until harvest time to report on the results of my vegetable-gardening experiment.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Sat, June 28
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  • Saturday, June 7, 2008
  • Gardening has a whole new meaning

    This summer, I'll be testing the theory that you don't have to be a gardening expert to grow a few vegetables.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Sat, June 07
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  • Saturday, May 17, 2008
  • It's time for Hillary to bow out

    For the good of the blue-collar workers, the soccer moms, the Latinos and every other constituency she claims to support, Hillary Clinton should drop out of the presidential race.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Sat, May 17
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  • Saturday, April 26, 2008
  • Age brings happiness, perspective

    Finally, there's some good news about aging. A study published in the April issue of the American Sociological Review reports that the oldest Americans are the happiest. Researchers at the University of Chicago analyzed data gathered during interviews conducted from 1972 to 2004 with a cross-section of Americans ages 18 to 88.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Sat, April 26
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  • Monday, April 7, 2008
  • Use your tax rebate to help the planet

    It’s a happy coincidence that tax time and Earth Day occur during the same month.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Mon, April 07
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  • Saturday, March 15, 2008
  • Encourage your kids to imagine

    We got an amazing new toy last week. It's about 21/2 feet tall and 3 feet deep, and it's made entirely of cardboard. It doesn't make noise or require batteries; it has no microchips or paint or small moving parts. It is not associated with a Disney character.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Sat, March 15
  • Saturday, February 23, 2008
  • Cost is but one worry of obesity

    So now there's a new study that says obesity doesn't really cost society as much as we've been led to believe.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Sat, February 23
  • Friday, February 1, 2008
  • Why I'm voting on Tuesday

    NetSummary

    Anonymous The Daily Star Sat, February 02
  • Friday, January 11, 2008
  • I resolve to walk the walk

    I've resolved to walk more this year for all the obvious reasons: I want to reduce my carbon footprint, my waistline and my fuel budget.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Sat, January 12
  • Monday, December 24, 2007
  • Magic is needed in all our lives

    A year ago, my 4-year-old daughter, Allie, was obsessed with trains. Now, she clomps around the house in plastic high heels every day, usually wearing a satiny pink skirt and matching top, white gloves and a tiny pink hair clip stuck arbitrarily on top of her head.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Mon, December 24
  • Sunday, December 23, 2007
  • Lisa Miller: We all need some magic in our lives

    A year ago, my 4-year-old daughter, Allie, was obsessed with trains. Now, she clomps around the house in plastic high heels every day, usually wearing a satiny pink skirt and matching top, white gloves and a tiny pink hair clip stuck arbitrarily on top of her head.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Sun, December 23
  • Friday, November 30, 2007
  • Santa gets questioned about toys

    Dear Santa, A lot has changed since my last letter to you.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Sat, December 01
  • Saturday, November 10, 2007
  • Cheering on older mothers

    A 60-year-old single Japanese woman impregnated in the United States via in-vitro fertilization made headlines last month, rekindling a bioethics debate over how and when women should become mothers.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Sat, November 10
  • Saturday, October 20, 2007
  • Protect our youngest consumers

    Last week's voluntary withdrawal of several over-the-counter infant cold medicines, including widely marketed brands such as Tylenol, PediaCare and Triaminic, raises some troubling questions.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Sat, October 20
  • Saturday, September 29, 2007
  • Toy safety a casualty of global economy

    It’s one thing to know that nearly 87 percent of toys imported by the United States come from China and another to see what that looks like in your child’s closet.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Sat, September 29
  • Saturday, September 8, 2007
  • Culling keepsakes to move on

    I was cleaning out closets and drawers, in search of items for this weekend’s Grand & Glorious Garage Sale. Allie’s nursery school needed donations, and I was sure I could come up with plenty of things we no longer needed and didn’t want.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Sat, September 08
  • Saturday, July 28, 2007
  • Real ID raises big questions

    Imagine a world where you carry all your personal information on one card, where your medical records are stored on a chip under your skin, and you access your home, car or work station with a fingerprint.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Mon, August 06
  • Saturday, June 16, 2007
  • 'Roughing it' getting redefined

    We are sitting by the ashes of last night's campfire, sipping too-hot instant coffee from paper cups.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Mon, August 06
  • Celebrate changing role of dads

    This Father's Day, families will honor and celebrate all kinds of dads.

    Anonymous The Daily Star Mon, August 06
  • Saturday, May 26, 2007
  • On sisters, steps and solidarity

    Allie is barreling around the traffic circle at her sister’s elementary school as fast as her little legs can go. After one lap, she stops in the middle of the pavement, and the big girls weave around her. "I’m tired," she

    Anonymous The Daily Star Mon, August 06

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