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Three Cool Ways to Get a Tablet with a Free Data Plan

By (view all posts by Susan.Yoo-Lee)
at 12:30PM Thursday August 21, 2014
under Technology

Consider the tablet.All done? I guess what I meant to say is, consider how you typically use your tablet. I suspect most of us fire them up at home or the office, connecting to the Wi-Fi networks available there. When we’re out and about, though, we switch to our smartphones.But wouldn’t it be nice if your tablet had a data option all its own? If it didn’t have to rely on Wi-Fi for checking e-mail, viewing Web pages, and playing Pandora playlists? I’m guessing there are times Read More »

Thrift Stores Can Be Great for Savings Or Make You Really Itchy

By (view all posts by Susan.Yoo-Lee)
at 11:30PM Wednesday August 20, 2014
under ${}

(photo credit: screenshot of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop music video)Guys. Ladies. Fellas. Friends. We all love bargains. Bargains are what America is all about. Anyone in America who doesn’t love a bargain is probably in Al Qaeda and should immediately be detained and hopefully water boarded until they realize how great bargains are.And, some of the best places in America to get those bargains are thrift stores. Thrift stores, I must tell you, are just the best. Where else Read More »

Our Nation's Capital of the Hidden & the Odd

By (view all posts by Susan.Yoo-Lee)
at 12:00AM Wednesday August 20, 2014
under Travel & Leisure

The  land of the free, the home of the brave, and the city of the bizarre. Seems like a perfect way to describe our nation's capital.Sure, you can visit the Washington Monument, the Air & Space Museum, and the White House, but if you ever went on a family vacation to DC, you've done all of that.  Here's your chance to visit the places that are usually not part of any overeager dad's itinerary. Let's pay a visit to a hidden Washington DC.National Museum of Health Read More »

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