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Welcome to the Shit Show

New York got hit last week with winter storm Grayson, a combination blizzard and nor’easter maniac of epic proportions. We knew it was really coming when the TV weather people rolled up their sleeves as they walked to the Doppler … Continue reading

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On The Road Again

Years ago, when Husband and I took the Amtrak from Chicago to Seattle, we were coming out of the Chicago Theatre after seeing Jersey Boys and a pair of TV reporters came up and asked what we thought about Paul … Continue reading

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Company!

Husband and I have a little condo upstate that takes about three hours to get to considering traffic, a coffee stop, bathroom break, etc.  We bought the place in 2003 when my parents and grandmother were dying all at the … Continue reading

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Alias The Jackal

It’s been a quiet summer.  Aside from trying to ignore a new dog down the block that barks round the clock, babysitting my six month old grandson whenever I can, and recovering from Daughter moving to India (more on that another … Continue reading

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Enter the Cyclone

Husband and I are now grandparents, as I told you in a previous post, Oh, Boy!  Husband is Pop-Pop and I’m Nana.  Familial endearments tend to follow familial lines, and my Mom was Nana to my kids, so that’s the … Continue reading

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Eviction Notice

I had been getting emails from GoDaddy, my blog host, that looked official and somewhat ominous, so naturally I ignored them.  They were spewing some nonsense about their blogging platform being discontinued as of June 25th, but clearly this was … Continue reading

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Something wicked this way comes

Celebrities are often asked during talk shows and interviews, “What famous person, living or dead, would you most like to meet?” The answers range from Socrates to Tupac, Abraham Lincoln to Marilyn Monroe. Iconic deceased actresses are always an alluring … Continue reading

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Marking the Land

Back in the seventies, several people close to me went through a new kind of group experience known as est.  It was the brainchild of one Werner Erhard, and est stood for Erhard Seminars Training.  The purpose of the training … Continue reading

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Oh, boy!

When my second child was born, my father said to me with a reflective smile, “The only thing better than having children is having grandchildren.”  At the time, I wiped the baby spittle off my shoulder and propped my eyelids … Continue reading

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On a Wing and a Song revisited

Seven years ago, I wrote an entry that featured an American hero and icon who passed from our midst yesterday. We also shared a birthday, so I felt a special kinship. Here is that 2007 post, with my deep fondness … Continue reading

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