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Carol Joseph

My Mom, the Recycler

By Carol Joseph

My Mom, the Recycler

My mother invented recycling. Okay, maybe she didn’t actually invent recycling, but she was reusing newspapers, glass jars and coffee grounds long before it became the politically correct or environmentally conscious thing to do. Sure, she cared about the environment – as much as anyone cared back in the ’60s and ’70s. But it wasn’t […]

Driven to Talk

By Carol Joseph

I’m happy to say that my daughter learned about sex on I-75. No, she wasn’t involved in some lewd rest area sex scandal, nor was she picked up while hitchhiking by some pervert. No, my daughter learned about sex, and all its possible complications and consequences, while talking to me during a four-hour drive home […]