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THE CLOSET MUSEUM

Tweet We have to get rid of things.  A lot of things. More on that later. However, this means that we are going through all of our closets and culling. You have heard that expression, not from Marie Kondo, but from … Continue reading

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VACATION

Tweet   When you don’t work outside the home any more (thank goodness), vacation takes on an entirely new meaning. We don’t go on vacation to get away from anything. Honestly, life here at home is almost too restful. I have … Continue reading

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THE COLOR PURPLE

Tweet Why do people do the things they do? What causes a person to make what seems like a completely outrageous decision? Like getting purple hair? I saw a woman in Los Angeles about two years ago. She was in … Continue reading

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SUMMER READING

Tweet Whenever I have blog writer’s block, which is today, I fall back on my go-to topic: books. I read so many books that I forget most of them the second I have finished, but a few stick in my … Continue reading

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CORRECTION

Tweet   Last week’s post was confusing. What was supposed to be about my cat was construed to be about my husband and me. Looking back at it, I can see the confusion. We do take things slow–but sixteen plus … Continue reading

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THE ROUTINE

Tweet We take it easy around here. No hustle. No bustle. As far as we are concerned, too much activity is harmful to one’s mental health. Everything in moderation. Exercise is fine, as long as it is interspersed with resting. … Continue reading

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A NEW YORK STATE OF MIND

Tweet The first time I went to New York I was seventeen. It was also the first time I had ridden on a plane, and the first time I went anywhere by myself. I was visiting a friend. It was … Continue reading

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ALTER EGO

Tweet I would like to reinvent myself. First of all, the name. Let me introduce myself: I am Norah Henderson. I am thirty, single. Lithe, with perhaps spiky, lavender hair. I ride my bicycle everywhere, as I am so concerned … Continue reading

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THE UNEXPECTED JOYS

Tweet The moment I met each of my own daughters, I was swept away with the wave of love that came wrapped up with them. It was like a tsunami that with my first, was so unexpected I nearly went … Continue reading

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