Candy tamano's Blog – March 2013 Archive (4)

Why moms with sons have shorter lifespans than mom with only daughters

A recent study published in the Scientific American offered up some interesting findings that any mothers out there who have sons should pay some attention to.

Excerpts from the study are the following:

“Women who bear sons can have slightly shorter lives than those who bear daughters, researchers have found. Their study showed that a woman’s risk of death increased by 7% per year for each son born..”

They found that if a…

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Added by candy tamano on March 19, 2013 at 6:38pm — No Comments

Hitting the pause button

Today I heard about a tragic incident involving the brother and infant niece of my sister’s friend.

The friend’s brother and infant daughter perished in a car accident. The brother and his daughter were passengers, while the driver and the driver’s girlfriend survived.

Even though I don’t personally know the  people involved in this tragedy, nonetheless I choked up when I saw pictures that the deceased brother’s sister put up on on Facebook. Her caption was “celebrating the…

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Added by candy tamano on March 15, 2013 at 12:32pm — No Comments

JT brings sexy back (because funny is the new sexy)

Justin Timberlake was welcomed into SNL’s 5-timers club this past Saturday. And what a prestigious club it is. A hint of what a monumental episode this was, are the cameos of Comedy legends Martin Short, Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Alec Baldwin and Dan Akroyd members of the élite SNL- 5-time host club to welcome JT’s inclusion into this stellar circle.

If you missed this epic episode of SNL, click on the link below to see what the hype is all about:…

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Added by candy tamano on March 11, 2013 at 11:12am — No Comments

From trash to treasure

“One man’s garbage is another man’s gold.”

Coming from a culture where one never throws away their belongings but rather passes it down to the next generation, it always amazes me the stuff that people throw out or leave on the curb (here in the US)  for the garbage truck to haul away!

My sister-in-law has the best luck when it comes to picking up pre-loved furniture that people dispose of on the curb. One of the advantages of living in her part of Long Island is that people…

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Added by candy tamano on March 4, 2013 at 4:55pm — No Comments

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