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A LIST

Tweet My God. There is so much to worry about. To whine about. To lose sleep about. I do all those things. I wager that nearly 75% or more of us are on some sort of medication for all of … Continue reading

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IT FLIES BY

Tweet These are the beautiful people. They hold my hand. They sit on my lap. Giggling is compulsory. When the older one, my dearest Charlie, says “I’ll love you forever,” my heart nearly bursts. When the tiny one, darling Birdie, … Continue reading

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VACAY

Tweet These people are my favorites. There is a phenomenon that has been well documented that  explains how it is that somehow, we seem to “almost” love our grandchildren more than we loved their parents when they were growing up. … Continue reading

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FOOD FACT AND FALLACY, OR I GIVE UP

Tweet Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. An apple a day. Eggs will kill you. Use margarine, not butter. OH MY GOD, CARBS! Ketosis. Paleo. Dr. Adkins, may he rest in peace. The Scarsdale Diet. Those diets … Continue reading

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THE TOURISTS

Tweet Some memories get frozen in time thanks to a lucky snapshot. This was one of them. Washington, DC, summer of 2018. It was absolutely broiling hot. Touring the outside monuments was not going to happen. Instead, we did the … Continue reading

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NOW, A WORD FROM OUR SPONSOR

Tweet While finishing the first round of edits to my next book, I took a sip from a mug of coffee. I  looked at the mug. It was a great design. I designed it! It occurred to me that since … Continue reading

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IT’S WHAT’S FOR DINNER

Tweet This is what we like to do on a Saturday in the midst of summer in the heartland: Get in the car. Turn on the AC. Drive out into the country (this gets harder and harder to do–urban sprawl). … Continue reading

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OVER AND OVER

Tweet Late July, 2018. I have been maintaining this blog for at least ten years. I cannot believe this, but it is true. As a result, I think I have said everything. I have typed in every single thought in … Continue reading

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HOT, HOT, HOT

Tweet Midsummer. Today we are under a heat advisory. Old people are supposed to stay in the house and drink a lot of water. This makes sense. I am an old person. So I am inside, thinking about how to … Continue reading

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