File Your Fingertips!

If you play the guitar, you know the strings cut in your fingers as you press them against the frets to sound different notes up and down the fretboard.  Building up your fingertips is part of the sore, but necessary, daily leavening process of learning how to play the guitar.  The idea, however, is not to build callouses on your fingertips.  The goal is to build up the inside of your fingertips while leaving the outer skin smooth.  If your fingertips look like mine below after a gruesome practice session — find a nail file and take off that thick, deadening, skin!

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White is Winsome: Discounting Black Plastic Skin

Walmart are being accused of Racism for marking down a Black Barbie to $3.00USD while selling the White Barbie for the full price of $5.93USD. Some argue Walmart needed to be more sensitive to issues of Race in the marketplace and that the company needs to sell all Barbies for the same amount.  Walmart replied, with a stone ear against a burning fire engulfing them, that they needed to move inventory and the Black Barbies had to be discounted so they would sell better.

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The Erotic Whisper and Your Hearing Skin

A whisper, if performed the right way, isn’t about hearing something at all.  A whisper is all about feeling.  A whisper is a public intimacy between two people wrapped in secretive sharing and a sensational tickling as puffs of warm words are delivered to the skin surrounding the receiver’s ear.

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The Unbearable Lightness of Sammy

Baseball player and steroid user Sammy Sosa appears to now be hiding from his crimes against the game by changing his Race.  The dark-skinned Sosa is now the bright white Sammy.  Say it ain’t so, Sammy, say it ain’t so:

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A Blended Finger

Last week was rough as we dealt with a kitchen accident.  Janna somehow got her left index finger stuck in the business end of our new Cuisinart hand blender. 

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Herpes Kisses

Do you have Herpes?Deadly Kiss

If so, how did you get it and what do you do to prevent breakouts?

If you don’t have Herpes, are you sure you don’t have Herpes?

Herpes can live inside you in antibody form without ever showing a outbreak.

You might be a carrier and not even know it.

Are you concerned about infecting someone with Herpes?

Are you proactively cautious in avoiding any exposure to Herpes if you are Herpes free? 

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The Shea Nut Butter Report

Last week in my Aveeno Intensive Relief Hand Cream Review, Jason's Shea Nut ButterI was challenged to try Jason’s Shea Nut Butter and I am ready to share my Shea Nut Butter experience after a week’s worth of use.

When you crack open a jar of Jason’s Shea Nut Butter, you are greeted with a texture and an aroma you would not expect.

The texture of the butter is hard and granular and the smell is of coconuts.

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