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Some shorts are too short for shorts

Q. I just saw an article in The New York Times, saying that the new look in men’s shorts is very short. That sounds bad enough, but the ones they showed ranged

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Father’s Day, a Summer Poem & Jupiter Retrograde

This Sunday, June 20this a complex, multi-cultural and multi-celebratory day. Sundayis Father’s Day, Summer Solstice (Litha), the Sun enters Cancer and Jupiter, the beneficent, retrogrades. On Father’s Day let us

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Platonic Bomb and Hex And The City

Platonic Bomb A guy I know grates on me because he only has female friends. He apparently tried to get involved with each of them at some point but got

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Finding a shirt that’s jusssttt right

Q. I recently lost a considerable amount of weight. I now wear 31×33 pants, and have a 14½- inch neck and a 35-inch sleeve. I have been checked for size

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Chiron in Aries — Humanity’s Self Identity

Chiron (a small solar system, an asteroid, between Saturn & Uranus) left the Neptunian waters of Pisces and entered Aries (all things new) February 2019. Since then humanity has been

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Leave Actually

I broke up with a guy I dated very briefly and said it’d be best for me if we didn’t maintain contact. He respected this for a while, but he’s

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Are tan dress shoes a thing?

Q. I’ve lived long enough to see the pink-and-black era of the fifties, to the Nehru jackets, then denim suits, the trim-cut men’s clothing of today, and all the crazy

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On the Mystery Temple Doors — “Know Thyself”

Under the light of Gemini and especially with Mercury retrograde in Gemini, we turn inwards and learn more about ourselves – our beliefs, fears, hopes, wishes and dreams, our thinking

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Hate-Loss Diet and Glued-In Allergy

Hate-Loss Diet Last year, I broke up with the man I was engaged to and loved deeply. I’d found out he was cheating on me constantly with many different women

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Should your belt match your shoes?

Q. While wearing a traditional navy blue blazer, gray flannel slacks, and cordovan or brown shoes, what is the proper belt color, brown or black? Must the belt match the