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Ana Veciana-Suarez

There is a season for everyone — mine is Miami fall

Miami — South Florida, really — is unlike the rest of the country in many ways, and this is particularly true at the change of seasons. Here at home, the shift is subtle and, for the newcomer or the unmindful, almost imperceptible. It arrives in the slant of afternoon light, the briskness of early morning, the many festivals held outdoors and, always and forever, the colors in the garden.

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Dave Barry's 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

The challenge, in this hectic season, is always to find enough unnecessary things for all the people on our gift list. That’s where this Holiday Gift Guide comes in. We sincerely believe that you will not find a collection of products this useless anywhere else. These are all real products; we did not make them up. You can actually buy them. – Dave Barry

Ana Veciana-Suarez

Seemingly perfect lives on Facebook causing anxiety in teens

We live in anxious times — and I’m not referring to the politics dividing the country. Or the mass shootings. Or the tsunami of rape and sexual harassment accusations aimed at Hollywood moguls and other high-ranking men. I’m referring to the bite-your-nails, can’t-get-to-sleep, hyperventilating-before-a-big-test anxiety many teens are experiencing when they stagger and stumble into adulthood.

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Ivanka Trump goes missing when she’s needed the most

After President Trump’s comments equating the violence in Charlottesville to “both sides,’’ Ivanka Trump was conspicuously silent. CEOs, military leaders, the Charlottesville victim’s mother and the rabbi who presided over Ivanka’s religious conversion condemned the violence of the neo-Nazis and white supremacists.

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The challenge, in this hectic season, is always to find enough unnecessary things for all the people on our gift list. That’s where this Holiday Gift Guide comes in. We sincerely believe that you will not find a collection of products this useless anywhere else. These are all real products; we did not make them up. You can actually buy them. – Dave Barry
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