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Weather Report or, Making Life More Interesting

We’re obsessed with weather in New England. Weather is usually the top story of the day-overriding wars, famine, even stories about brides gone wild at the local Filene’s basement. When friends visited us this past February, they were incredibly lucky … Continue reading

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Don’t look! My participle is dangling!

There’s this syndrome I have come across time and again, called the Imposter Syndrome. I first heard about it when my husband was in graduate school. Recent graduates go through a phase of doubt and panic feeling they are out … Continue reading

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Life as Tragedy: Merry Christmas

With Christmas almost upon us (my shoulders ache already), it seems only fitting to quote Oscar Wilde: “There are only two tragedies in life: One is not getting what you want, the other is getting it.” Example: A. You get … Continue reading

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Goldfish everywhere

Oh frantic spring! You lure me with eye candy in the garden and soft breezes on the hill. I hardly have time to plan and prepare a meal, let alone clean up behind myself…well that’s my story. It isn’t simply … Continue reading

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My kind of Spa Day

My fifties have been a roll out of brand new physicians. And it has just dawned on me that I should attempt to make all of my appointments in one day. I will call this my Spa Day. I won’t … Continue reading

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