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As You Become Older, Do You Become “More”?

Someone once said we discover who we really are as we age. I used to wonder if that was true.

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Food, shopping

Bizarre Food Shopping Rituals During Quarantine

We all took a vow recently in our family — we would avoid grocery stores at all costs. We have several people in our house more susceptible to Covid-19 than others.

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Hopeful Things During This Unreal, Upside Down, Crazy Time

It’s like the world’s been given a giant time-out. New sayings are popping up that would’ve confused only a short while ago.

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Marriage

Marriage: Do You Have The Same Fights Over And Over?

Like Sisyphus rolling that rock up the hill only to have it tumble back down, Randy and I have been having the same arguments for years.

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Kids worrying

My Kids Are Older, So I Can Stop Worrying, Right?

My son Patrick and his band mates toured the Midwest recently. I followed their progress on Facebook as they drove from Connecticut to Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa and Pennsylvania.

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Get

Seriously, What Do You Get the Man Who Has Everything?

Randy is a master gift giver. Matching his uncanny ability is like trying to out-cook Jacques Pepin.

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