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A Day in the Life: Friendsgiving 2018

Over the years, I’ve often invited others with no place to go on Thanksgiving to share our feast, but I’ve never set aside a special day for Friendsgiving. My younger son and his wife have done that for a few … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Reflections on Apartment Life

A little more than eight months ago, I packed up and left my home town of the previous 36 years to move closer to my younger son and daughter-in-law. I was happy to go, but I knew I’d miss the … Continue reading

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Taking Stock and Moving On

Early this fall, I went on a road trip with a woman with whom I’d been best friends for 24 years. I felt somewhat apprehensive about going, even considered canceling due to the number of little red flags waving. But … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Accepting What Is

For just about the entire 34 years since I moved to this town, I’ve dreamed of escaping and living elsewhere, preferably someplace with a diverse cultural scene, a healthy arts community, and above all, less severe winters. By March of … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Tony Time, Day Five

The big day has arrived. Open house day will be very busy. Dad has slept in and I’ve barely slept after completing some middle-off-the-night baking and preparations. Checking my list, I realize that I forgot about the hot mulled cider. … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Lifers

There are people who appear in your life at just the right time; some exit at just the right time (often seems like the wrong time) and some refuse to leave when you need them to; others remain, no matter … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: The Path to Peace

  You are stunned to receive a list of job postings in an area where you think you might want to live. Your best friend has property out west and based on her description, you like the sound of it. … Continue reading

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