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Emily Main

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Tip #10: Electrify Your Reading Habits

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2009 | 2:43 PM

Congratulations! You won the battle of the Blackberry. So what's next on the wish list for the president who has introduced a country to weekly YouTube addresses and who's trying to install the nation's first Chief Technology Officer?

Well, considering that you're also an avid reader, we think you...

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Tip #6 for Our 44th President: Listen to Your Mother-In-Law

(0) Comments | Posted February 5, 2009 | 4:42 PM

Based on the interview he gave to 60 Minutes after he was elected, Obama doesn't really need to be told this. Still, it's great that his mother-in-law, Marian Robinson, is moving in to the White House with the rest of the family, and he should take advantage of all she...

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Tip #5: Deal With (Tire) Inflation

(2) Comments | Posted January 26, 2009 | 9:33 AM

It's always fun to Monday-morning-quarterback an inauguration, especially since they only come around every four years. I personally was a little disappointed that Obama didn't trade the armored limousine for a super-compact Smart Car, at least on the parade route. How profound a statement would that have made for...

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Tip #4 for #44: Upgrade Your Kids' Digs

(1) Comments | Posted January 17, 2009 | 4:10 PM

What do ten-year-old and seven-year-old girls want more than anything? Aside from meeting the Jonas Brothers, that is.

If the Obama girls are anything like I was at their ages, they want cool bedrooms where they can hide from their parents, have private conversations without siblings listening in and...

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Tip #2 for the 44th Prez: Buy Better Mattresses

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2009 | 5:29 PM

How did you sleep last night? Probably not all that well, if you're stuck sleeping on a lumpy hotel mattress for two weeks.

Well, one would hope that the super-luxe Hay-Adams has non-lumpy mattresses, but nevertheless, there's nothing like a good night's sleep on your own mattress (in the...

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Moving the Obamas

(2) Comments | Posted December 23, 2008 | 1:05 PM

Ahh, moving. It's about as pleasant as dental work, traffic jams or taking charge of a country that's facing two wars and a tanking economy.

Yes, Mr. Obama, it's time to pack. And now that you've established who's in charge of environmental and energy policy for the entire country, we...

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