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Judy Bluhm
Independent Columnist

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How much do you weigh? Oh, I beg your pardon, I guess that it is none of my business. It seems people get a little prickly when asked their weight. Besides, it appears that most of us might fudge about it. Perhaps because we eat too much fudge?

By Judy Bluhm September 17, 2023
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The British are coming! Yes, it is that time of year again. Would you like some chips? No, not potato chips! I mean delicious French fries that are perfect with battered cod, which is a staple in all pubs in Great Britain.

By Judy Bluhm September 10, 2023
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The kiss of disaster. A World Cup Championship, a celebration, an unwanted kiss and then all hell broke loose. Spain is in the spotlight, and we can’t seem to look away.

By Judy Bluhm September 3, 2023
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Have you ever seen someone have a meltdown at the self-checkout in a grocery store? It is not a pretty sight.

By Judy Bluhm August 27, 2023
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My home is my castle! Isn’t that how we’re all supposed to feel? When we arrive at our abode after a hot and busy day, we’re entering the comfort zone. The one safe haven in a hectic world. Home sweet home.

By Judy Bluhm August 13, 2023
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Summer is over. OK, so we might have a few more months to swelter, but the kids are back in school.

By Judy Bluhm August 6, 2023
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I was speeding in my Subaru down a lonely road. There, I confessed to my carefree, fast-driving ways and I already feel a lot better about it. Have you ever driven a bit over the limit? Hmm ... I thought so.

By Judy Bluhm July 30, 2023
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Oh, Surfing Sea Otter, please stop stealing surfboards! It will not end well for you.

By Judy Bluhm July 23, 2023
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The heat is on. Welcome to the “dog days of summer.” This phrase was originated in ancient Roman times, used to describe the intense heat of summer. The term has been widely used ever since.

By Judy Bluhm July 16, 2023
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Shrinkflation. When the size or quantity of a product is reduced, while the price remains the same or is increased. In other words, we are being ripped off!

By Judy Bluhm July 9, 2023

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