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In Praise of Libraries

Holly Robinson | Posted 10.20.2016 | Home
Holly Robinson

I recently had the honor of speaking at the 2016 New England Library Association Conference. As I walked up the steps to the podium, I kept my eyes fo...

Mom's the Word for Kitty

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.01.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

At the risk of starting a scandal involving promiscuous sex and teenage pregnancy, I have been living in a cathouse for almost two decades. And the madam of the establishment was the mother of nine children.

8 Pets That May Actually Be Illegal In Your State

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green

At some point in our lives, the majority of us have known the joys of caring for a beloved pet, whether it was an adorably loyal Labrador or a Jackson...

Why Are Women So Afraid of Mice?

Holly Robinson | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Holly Robinson

I am not afraid of much. I have hiked through the Andes and the Himalayas, zip-lined through a Mexican jungle, driven on motorcycles far too fast. I have given birth to three children and beaten off two separate muggers intent on grabbing my purse.

POLL: What Is Your Ideal Pet?

Posted 06.06.2012 | Women

Add Marlo On Facebook: Follow Marlo on Twitter: @MarloThomas Weekly Newsletter Sign up to receive my email newsletter each week - It will keep...

"Oh, Henry"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.15.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Over the years in my humble and frequently fur-flown household, I have been surrounded by women: one wife, two daughters and various animals. The pet ...

Why Writers Need Book Clubs

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Holly Robinson

In times when magazines are folding and publishers want brand names, authors write without knowing if we'll be read. But book groups allow us to learn what moved readers (or didn't).

Brad And Angelina Go Shopping For Gerbils | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are adding a few new members to the family! After arriving at their chateau in the South of France, they took sons Mad...

The American Gerbil Show: What Our Pets Teach Us

Holly Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Holly Robinson

Today there are lilac and nutmeg gerbils, Siamese and Burmese gerbils, dove and polar fox gerbils, honey cream and silver fox, and many more.

Why Our Stories Matter

Holly Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Holly Robinson

The last time I called my father, he asked me what time it was. "Don't you have a watch, Dad?" I asked. "No, they always take those away when you ...

China Uses Abortion Pills To Slow Gerbil Population

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China's official government news service Xinhua reports that officials are now using contraceptive pills to cut down an ever-rising gerbil population ...