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October 15, 2016

Answer a question for me, will you?  Have I recently slipped into a coma and lost all track of time?  Have I somehow failed to notice that fall is over, winter has arrived and Christmas is imminent?  Surely something is wrong.  Perhaps I have been unknowingly transport...

September 18, 2016

I was driving on 684 today on my way to Westchester County.  It was a beautiful September morning and the roads were quiet.  A few miles into my journey, I got an unexpected surprisefirst color!  Come on fellow New Englanders, you know what I’m talking aboutthat firs...

September 4, 2016

It’s the simple things that make me happy: Unexpectedly scoring a Kate Spade bag on a TJ Maxx excursion, spending time with my family, a date with my husband, a good book and an afternoon at the movies crying my eyes out. Using that formula, today was a really good day...

August 20, 2016

I was watching a horrible made-for-tv movie last night. It was a pretty bad one, and not one of those that's so wrong it's right.  This was a real rotten tomato, but I kept watching because I had to see how it ended.  (Stupidly, that's how it ended.)  To make matters w...

August 13, 2016

What did you do last Sunday afternoon?  Perhaps you watched your child’s soccer game, attended a church function or went to a movie?  In our modern (translationhurried) life, it seems to me that Sunday is becoming a day that is synonymous with over-scheduling....

August 10, 2016

Had he not passed away thirty-nine years ago today, Elvis Presley would be eighty-one years old now.  Hard to fathom, isn’t it?  Elvis was before my time, so my first real experience with him came in the eighties when I was standing in the supermarket checkout line wit...

July 9, 2016

Any avid reader like me knows that the book is ALWAYS better than the movie.  Sometimes there are surprises; movies that are equally as charming as the books.  (Bridges of Madison County, Dear John and The Devil Wears Prada all have a special place in my heart.)


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