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The Maintenance Habits of the 43-Year-Old Male

If I were the highlighted animal in a televised nature show, the commentary would probably go something like this: "Today we spotlight the slightly … [Read Discussion Topic...]

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3rd World Frame of Reference

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I’m Taking My Kids to Nicaragua

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