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Modern Life Without a Pancreas

Sara Dawn Johnson My hiking shoes were just laced up when there was a frantic vibrating in my pocket. I reached inside, took out the iPod-sized medical device and checked the screen. Up at the top, where my blood glucose would normally read, was a series of glowing question marks. Great. It had been over a week since I’d inserted my last continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) sensor and it had started acting up earlier that morning, with missed readings. I found my husband in the kitchen, packing some water and snacks. “That’s lame. In the last 28 years of living with type I diabetes, I’ve lived through a progression of treatment technologies.

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The Best iPad Apps for Book Lovers

Spangenberg, coauthor of The iPad 2 Project Book, readily confesses to being nuts about books. Like many of us, she is gradually becoming more comfortable with substituting digital reading for paperbacks and hardbacks, but she is already hopelessly in love with the many free (or very cheap) apps that let lovers of reading explore the written world in a whole new way. I love to read, but our small apartment doesn't have a lot of space. Many of my books are in storage. I keep a list of all my books on Goodreads, a community built around books and readers. If your local public library licenses eBooks from OverDrive (you can search by ZIP code on OverDrive's site to find member libraries near you), you can borrow eBooks and audiobooks from your library via the Web. Personally, I prefer to read library eBooks with the free Bluefire Reader on my iPad and iPhone, rather than reading library books with either OverDrive Console app.

The Overprotected Kid. A trio of boys tramps along the length of a wooden fence, back and forth, shouting like carnival barkers.

The Overprotected Kid

“The Land! It opens in half an hour.” Down a path and across a grassy square, 5-year-old Dylan can hear them through the window of his nana’s front room. He tries to figure out what half an hour is and whether he can wait that long. When the heavy gate finally swings open, Dylan, the boys, and about a dozen other children race directly to their favorite spots, although it’s hard to see how they navigate so expertly amid the chaos. It’s still morning, but someone has already started a fire in the tin drum in the corner, perhaps because it’s late fall and wet-cold, or more likely because the kids here love to start fires.

The Land is an “adventure playground,” although that term is maybe a little too reminiscent of theme parks to capture the vibe. The playgrounds were novel, but they were in tune with the cultural expectations of London in the aftermath of World War II. 10 Life Lessons to Excel In Your 30s. A couple weeks ago I turned 30.

10 Life Lessons to Excel In Your 30s

Leading up to my birthday I wrote a post on what I learned in my 20s. But I did something else. I sent an email out to my subscribers (subscribe here) and asked readers age 37 and older what advice they would give their 30-year-old selves. The idea was that I would crowdsource the life experience from my older readership and create another article based on their collective wisdom. The result was spectacular. So first of all, a hearty thank you to all who contributed and helped create this article. While going through the emails what surprised me the most was just how consistent some of the advice was. Below are 10 of the most common themes appearing throughout all of the 600 emails. 1. “I spent my 20s recklessly, but your 30s should be when you make a big financial push. There were a few categories this advice fell into: One reader said, “If you are in debt more than 10% of your gross annual salary this is a huge red flag. Gee whiz! Ashton Kutcher Just Told A Bunch Of Teenagers How To Be Sexy, In The Smartest Way Ever.

10 Life Lessons I Learned from Surviving My 20s. On my 20th birthday, I got drunk and peed on some old ladies’ front lawn.

10 Life Lessons I Learned from Surviving My 20s

A cop saw me and stopped me. Fortunately, I talked my way out of going to jail that night. I already had an arrest record, but he didn’t bother to check.