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Dog’s Thanksgiving Thoughts

Sigh! What a holiday it has been. So many people in my kitchen coming and going. Playing with dead animals and foliage. Mixing. Heating. Opening and closing the oven door. Churning some creamy stuff on a bright blue contraption. The … Continue reading

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Sense of Community

Not long ago, when we realized that we were true empty nesters, we took a hard look at our surroundings.  Certainly, the house was a little too big for three (hubby, me and the dog) for most of the time. … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A Thing of Beauty by Esmeralda O. Lyn

  I could barely manage a smile at Willie, our perpetually sunny doorman.  “Good morning, Mrs. Lyn, ” he greeted me.   After driving over an hour in traffic, the last thing I wanted to do was engage in small … Continue reading

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Mothers & Sons, Sons & Their Mothers

What is it about mothers and sons, or sons and their mothers? A steadfast, unspoken, pervasive bond between two people, almost palpable in its honesty. I noticed it more in the last two or three years of my mother-in-law’s life. … Continue reading

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