Category Archives: Favorite posts

A Momentous Decision is Looming

My 65th birthday is coming up fast, and my husband wants to get me the perfect present. He has asked me for ideas, and I have come up blank. This is a tricky situation. What do I ask for that … Continue reading

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Vintage Wine

Autumn officially arrives this weekend, and at this time of year I always think of my father.  One of his favorite songs was Frank Sinatra’s rendition of It Was a Very Good Year. When I was a young woman, Dad … Continue reading

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Exciting Advances in Neuroscience

I just read an article last week that said scientists are in the early stages of research into brain-to-brain connection. Placing electronic probes against their heads, two men on opposite sides of a university campus were able to make a … Continue reading

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Ain’t We a Pair?

My husband called me from his office when he got to work this morning. “Are you upstairs, by any chance?” “No, I’m still at the breakfast table, reading the paper. Want me to go upstairs?” “Yes, please, if you don’t … Continue reading

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A Mess of Beans and Memories

A couple of days ago I brought home some green beans from the market. They were local, fresh, and were a great price, 99 cents a pound, so I bagged up a ton of them, nearly five pounds. I like … Continue reading

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Memories of My Father

My father was a many-faceted man. An aeronautical engineer by trade, he was an artist and a poet at heart. He was well-read in the classics, including many of the Russian writers and could quote Dostoevsky and Tolstoy. His favorite … Continue reading

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Deja Vu All Over Again

I have written many times about the two little girls who live near me who visit every week.  Their youngest sibling, three-year-old T., has now become a visitor.  In fact, his mother told me the other day that he put … Continue reading

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