subject lines of recent emails I have not opened

Forget everything you know about beef jerky!

6 ways to wear polka dots

Have a real “Dancing with the Stars” experience

Have you been wasting your life?

A lesson from Play-Doh

56% off Go-Karts

Wanna go to Guam?

Rachael Ray said, “I love this!”

New purses under $600

Get a free ham

Our CEO raps!


new to you friday–read letters

My dad continues to make me proud—have you read his blog posts from Kenya??—and he continues to write me notes ending with, “You know we love you.” Love you back, dad.


During a recent Barnes & Noble excursion I impulsively bought a copy of
Posterity: Letters of Great Americans to Their Children. It’s turned out to be a great read.

A dozen sections, arranged chronologically and by subject, include everything from Thomas Jefferson’s marriage advice for his newlywed daughter Martha to Samuel Clemens’ (aka Mark Twain’s) letter as Santa Claus to his three-year-old daughter Susie.

The letters are endlessly quotable. In one, author …