Category: Open Thread

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Open Thread: Let’s Talk Money…Hacks!

Let’s talk money! What are your favorite money saving tips?
One reader hasn’t bought paper in years – what’s her secret?

Friday, July 16, 2021

Open Thread Update: Summer Plans

Picnics, outdoor concerts, and other fresh-air-events and activities are on the social calendar for readers this summer. What are your plans?

Friday, July 2, 2021

Open Thread Update: Senior Life Hacks

Ditch those heavy purses, simplify laundry day, and find other hacks to make life easier and more convenient with these Senior Life Hacks.

Friday, June 18, 2021

Open Thread Update: How’s My Driving?

Some readers have given up driving, while others are still on the road. What about you?

Friday, May 21, 2021

Open Thread Update: Best Mother’s Day

Our readers share some touching stories about the best Mother’s Day gift they ever got.

Friday, May 7, 2021

Open Thread Update: More Movies!

What movies would you take with you to a desert island? Charade? The Maiden Heist? Readers speak out!

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Open Thread: Hooray for Hollywood!

The Academy Awards are coming, with a lot of historic firsts. Which film will get “Best Picture”? Take our poll!

Friday, April 9, 2021

Open Thread Update: What a Dilemma!

This week’s Open Thread continues a discussion on a very tricky problem in the bedroom.

Friday, March 26, 2021

Open Thread Update: Opening Up? Or Still Closed?

Readers weigh in with what they’ve been up to, during the lockdown and now as things open up. How about you? What was the first thing you did? Let us know in the comments!

Friday, March 12, 2021

Open Thread Update: Vaccination Follies

The votes are in! Most readers agree that looking for an appointment to get the vaccine was more of a pain than the actual needle.

Friday, February 26, 2021

Open Thread Update: Valentine’s Day

The comments in this blog post reveal a lovely tradition at one residence. Any traditions you practice? Let us know in the comments!

Friday, February 12, 2021

Open Thread final: Your 2021 Playlist

We’re giving our readers more time to go through your vinyl, CDs, and Spotify lists and tell us your theme songs for 2021. Send us your playlists!

Friday, January 29, 2021

Open Thread Update: Your Hopes and Predictions for 2021

Readers share their predictions and hopes for 2021 about vaccines, social media and more. Hang in till summer!

Friday, January 15, 2021

Open Thread Final Update: That Was the Year That Was….

Finally we close out the books on the dumpster fire that was 2020. Read some parting shots.

Friday, December 4, 2020

Open Thread Follow up: Guilty Pleasures

Binge watching TV while eating popcorn topped with…..whaaaaat?