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At My Age I Should … Um …

September 29, 2016
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It must have been a boring day today, because I found myself reading this on the website of The Gothamist. My brain immediately seized on possibilities. I am NOT the type of person who acts…

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Fun with Reading

September 16, 2016
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There are two things that budding writers hear all the time: (1) Write what you know;* and (2) You have to do a lot of reading. To most of us, reading is inherently enjoyable. There…

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Secrets of a Slow Writer with ADD

September 10, 2016
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Writers often publish advice about how to write. I’m not going to do that – well, at least not this time. I don’t know what I might do tomorrow, let alone a year or two…

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Awful Lessons Taught by Familiar Stories

September 7, 2016
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There are fairy tales, folk tales, books and movies that have become so familiar to us that they are programmed into our nerve endings. In most cases, we are taught to see positive messages in…

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Dear Hermine

September 3, 2016
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We are flattered that you want to visit our city. However, we would be grateful to you if you would behave like a good tourist. When your cousin Sandy came around here several years ago,…

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The Voice, Italian Style

August 30, 2016
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Inspired by a takeout dinner of fettuccine alla primavera Forget Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli and Josh Groban. When it comes to Italian and Neapolitan songs, you don’t have to look any farther than me. I…

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Pampering Myself Silly

August 24, 2016
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Pampering Myself Silly

I would enjoy pedicures if it were not for one thing: my feet are ticklish. I mean paralyze-the-nervous-system ticklish. Yes, they are that bad. So why do I get pedicures, you ask? I have two…

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Life with Harmony the Cat: The Ten Commandments for Humans

August 15, 2016
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My name is Harmony and I am a cat. Now that we have established that, I’ll get to the point. There is a two-legged, mostly hairless creature who lives in my house. I call her…

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Kathy’s Points to Remember

August 7, 2016
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Things to Think About When Voting 1. That guy who told you to vote early and vote often — he was hired by your cousin to get you arrested so that your cousin can get…

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I, Neanderthal

July 23, 2016
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According to the latest scientific findings, almost everyone outside of Sub-Saharan Africa has some Neanderthal in their DNA. I sent my DNA to The National Geographic’s Genographic Project, and, according to my results, I am…

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