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Honest Mistake

When my husband brought in the mail recently and laid it on the kitchen table, I noticed the title of an article on the cover of our TIME magazine. “Monogramming is over,” it read. “I can’t believe monogramming is now … Continue reading

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I Am Not a Calculating Woman

My first job after college was editing at a small publishing company in Westport, Connecticut. After I married, I took time off to raise a family, go to grad school, and have a career in education. Forty-three years after that … Continue reading

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A Moment of Reflection

We had just finished painting the living room, and my husband was removing the painter’s tape from the walls. “I’ll have to get the paint out and touch up this area,” he said. I took a look at the area … Continue reading

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Compatibility Test

I finally got my wish: snow days for my husband.  Actually, I was hoping for just one snow day, but we were rewarded with two full snow days and a late opening today. My husband didn’t have to leave  until … Continue reading

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If the Shoe Fits…

Today is our 43rd anniversary.  I gave my husband the usual sappy, sweet card, but when I opened the one he gave me, instead of the kind that makes me cry, I got one that made me roar with laughter. … 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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