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Have a Nice Trip

September 24, 2018
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Last Saturday morning I fell down and broke my crown. I didn’t really break it, but I certainly gave it some rough treatment. I had gotten up early to check Weather.com. When could I work…

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The Universe, What a Wit

August 6, 2018
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The Universe, What a Wit

The $20 check was written and in an envelope beside me on the passenger’s seat of my Subaru. I was peeling out the driveway when my husband came walking up from the train station, home…

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Count on AARP to give us geezers the straight poop

June 11, 2018
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In an AARP Bulletin cover story on “Health Fads, Fails and Fixes,” Dr. Rosario Ligresti, MD, director of the Pancreas Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, discusses fecal transplant and its health benefits: “Donor stool…

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Death to the Moth

May 14, 2018
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(With no apologies whatsoever to “The Death of the Moth”) Oh that Virgina Woolf. Such a sentimental softie. There she is in a room of her own, sitting at her writing desk but obviously procrastinating…

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Crushing It

February 23, 2018
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My 65th birthday is barreling down on me. My Medicare Card already takes up space in my wallet, and it will be effective in a matter of days. The approach of this milestone moment makes…

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Piano Lessons

February 12, 2018
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I like to play the piano. I hate having to play the piano. This condition has existed for nearly 60 years, so I doubt it’s going to clear up. Early symptoms appeared when I was…

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Update news…

January 31, 2018
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First it was my Appigo ToDo app. An update check brought me the dire message: ToDo’s newest version refused to stoop to my iPhone’s antiquated operating system. If I chose to continue to live in…

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A Moving Story

January 11, 2018
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A Moving Story

Not long ago an envelope appeared in our mailbox from a realtor. It was addressed by hand — really by hand, not “by hand” by machine. The writer identified herself as a local agent working…

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Vexatious Security

November 18, 2017
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Vexatious Security

  I had just gotten back to sleep after my usual late night walk-about when my cell phone rang. My left armed flailed to the bedside table and, half awake, I’m thinking it’s awfully late…

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H is for H’burg…and Hollywood

October 27, 2017
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I recently read that Gertrude Stein was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Yes, that Gertrude Stein. Poet of Paris salon fame, hostess to Hemingway and Fitzgerald, author of The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook beloved by beatniks…

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