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Peaks, Poofs and The Present

“It’s so depressing,” said my sister N in her email to me.  “I was depressed too,” said two other friends as I spoke to them on the phone this weekend. “I’m depressed too,” I said to myself out loud as…

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Is It Springtime Yet?

I am so ready for spring. Are you?  My 50+ year old body is not liking this cold, cold, snowy weather.  My skin is so dry and my hair is so flat and dull.  My wrinkles seem to be multiplying…

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Settling Into My New Home

“You are sitting in an emergency exit,” said the flight attendant as I flew home from Florida last week, “can you help people if there is an emergency?” I shook my head up and down and down and up. “Absolutely,”…

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Gobble, Gobble, Turkey Neck

Oh me, oh my.  The more I look in the mirror lately, the more I notice my growing turkey neck.  That little bit of skin on my neck, just like a turkey’s neck, seems to be hanging low on one…

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Packing Up My Cookbook Memories

As I begin to pack up my possessions for my upcoming move, I’ve been reminded of all the memories that go along with those possessions. I’ve been accumulating a lot of stuff during the past 12 years since I’ve lived in my…

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Oh Flo-REE-Da, Oh Flo-REE-Da

I just arrived back from my trip to Flo-Ree-Da to see my mom.  I am truly, deeply, absolutely exhausted.  How do I begin?  Where do I begin?  I don’t know. I don’t know.  Ah, yes.  I have so much to share.  I think I’ll tell my…