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Barely Surviving A Crossword Puzzle Tournament

magine sitting in a crowded room with 120 people doing something so torturous, so grueling, so excruciating, that you start to question your sanity.

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Beatles

‘Getting Back’ with the Beatles

Ever feel like you stumbled through some black hole in the universe, only to find yourself in 1969 London? I did when I spent a week watching all eight (!) hours of Get Back, the Disney documentary on one of the Beatles’ last recording sessions.

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mouse

Mouse In The House: What Should We Do?

My son Patrick came into the kitchen, his face worried. “I caught a mouse in the basement.” I looked at him and shrugged. Mice come into our house all the time, part of life in the Connecticut woods.

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clues

Raising Our Kids: How The Clues Were There All Along

Recently I heard two young mothers musing about what their children might be when they grew up.

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Sixties

What We Learn in Our Sixties

Have you ever reached a certain age and can’t believe you’re there? It seems like yesterday you’re young and dewy-eyed and in no time at all, you’re in the “seventh inning stretch.”

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weekend

The Amazing Perks Of A Weekend Alone

Have you ever had the urge to get away by yourself? Just luxuriate in your own company? I recently spent a weekend alone. It was incredible.

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