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Cecile Lopez Lilles
Cecile Lopez Lilles
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Knowing which cancer treatment is best
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - April 18, 2016 - 10:00am
Do you personally know someone who has breast cancer and has undergone chemotherapy?
How do you stop date rapists?
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - September 24, 2014 - 12:00am
Date rape is a serious matter. So serious that US companies sell chemical nail polish that detects drugs in your cocktail, ‘hairy’ stockings to ward off attackers, and alarms that go off when jewelry...
You do what you have to do
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - March 12, 2014 - 12:00am
Is it a coincidence that the theme of many recent movies centers on man’s coping mechanisms?
Rush her not
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - January 29, 2014 - 12:00am
Never rush a woman when she’s primping to go somewhere — never. You might be running a little late or even a lot late, but unless you want to meet your maker earlier than heaven has ordained, back o...
Unimpressed
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - January 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Unimpressed” can be defined as feeling no admiration, interest, or respect. My daughter told me about this recent social media phenomenon — a meme — called “not impressed,” which started...
Man alone
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - January 1, 2014 - 12:00am
Men are never really alone,” a sister-in-law said some years ago.
Christmas cheat sheet for men
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - December 11, 2013 - 12:00am
Where is your gift guide?” said one e-mail sent by a reader a few days ago.
Do you have ADHD?
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - November 13, 2013 - 12:00am
Whirlwind” immediately came to mind as I observed this man at a gathering sometime ago.
The ‘Man Hi’
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - October 2, 2013 - 12:00am
I always think I’ve seen the entire range of “man tics” when men greet each other in person, and yet I find endless variations on the garden variety “hi.”
Stealth shopping
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - September 25, 2013 - 12:00am
A good friend, Jay, whipped out his cell phone at a dinner party and showed everyone a photo of his wife, Abby, who was in London at the time.
Big men in small clothes
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - September 18, 2013 - 12:00am
My 13-year-old daughter and I were on an escalator, directly behind a big man. His shirt must have been purchased many, many pounds ago because the fabric was straining to contain his midsection and was barely...
Hip to be square
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - August 14, 2013 - 12:00am
Please remember it’s called a pocket square, not a pocket volcano. Please don’t get carried away with peaks and valleys and curlicues. You want to look cool, not clownish.
Musing on the murse
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
Fans of The Hangover I and II know this scene by heart: four friends are in Las Vegas for the groom’s bachelor party and on their way to a boys’ night out Phil, played by Bradley Cooper, and Alan, played...
Hostaged by Hawaiian shirts
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - July 10, 2013 - 12:00am
This time the champagne and Advil quit working and you’re officially sick — not seasick, shirt sick!
My way, or the highway
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
‘Who wants to waste time discussing if we know we’re going to do it anyway, whatever they say? My rule in life is: keep it simple; keep it to yourself.’
Pet or partner?
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
By a stroke of fate, an old friend, Pete, had found himself single and alone at 50-something.
A hangover cure on wheels
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Recovery Bus.” Seriously?  I’ve heard of party buses; never of a recovery bus, but a nephew attests to its existence.
Lamborghini lust
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - April 10, 2013 - 12:00am
I never imagined I would have an intimate encounter with a Lamborghini. We’ve had a few chance meetings here and abroad.
Man vs. drink
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
I’m a huge Anthony Bourdain fan — I love his irreverence, wit, sense of humor and his take-no-prisoners attitude.
Senior wars
by Cecile Lopez Lilles - March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
It was over a gray, shaggy bath mat that an old couple was squabbling at the grocery store last Saturday.
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