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Choice Sophie

Our family’s past, present and future converged on Saturday in Brooklyn.  As we walked from Aunt Sophie’s Avenue P apartment to the Chinese restaurant on Bay Parkway, I looked with delight at the company that surrounded me.  There was Daughter … Continue reading

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Back on Solid Ground

There’s a saying that goes “A mother is only as happy as her least happy child.” I don’t know who said it, but it’s a famous quote that happens to be true about any mother who is connected to her … Continue reading

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A Thousand Words

The very sweet-natured uncle who I’ve been looking after in his nursing home died yesterday at 85.  He never had children of his own, and although you wouldn’t have known it even if you knew him, his marital adventures were … Continue reading

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Rules of Engagement

Husband and I had to fly down to Florida again last week as a result of my father-in-law’s injury from a fall, except it was bad weather and schools were out for spring break, and the grand total was no flights to … Continue reading

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