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This blog isn’t about the Royal Family or the Blake Shelton-Miranda Lambert divorce with a side of Gwen Stefani. No, it’s about Costco and American Express.
Perhaps you’re not a Costco member, so this may not seem important. But if
… finish reading Public Divorce
Last weekend C and I took a course on how to shoot a gun offered by the Watervliet Rod and Gun Club. I’d extended the invitation to other friends too, but C was the only one who actually signed up
… finish reading Gun Education
I am regularly amazed at how the line between fiction and reality is blurring, thanks to digital technology. Case in point: the current remake of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. The film has been hailed as a magnificent achievement, partially
… finish reading Reality Check
Maybe I’ve written some of this before; and, if I have, then forgive me for repeating myself.
I always liked kitchen cupboards that didn’t have handles. Handles seemed peripheral and expensive for something one could do by cupping one’s hand
… finish reading Things I Learned Late in Life
Yesterday I made my semi-annual pilgrimage to Talbots® for wardrobe updates. I’ve shopped at other stores over the years, but Talbots’® sizes fit me best. That is, if I can figure them out . . .
Time was when a
… finish reading The Coffee Syndrome
Tonight begins the three-night farewell to “American Idol,” the program that launched Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood to superstardom and another dozen winners to modest fame. The fifteenth and final Idol will be crowned Thursday, but not before we are
… finish reading TV Options
I got the call last night; Libby had died. She was in her mid-nineties, and I hadn’t seen her in almost twenty years, so our relationship was mostly birthday cards and flowers at Christmas. Still I appreciated the call.
… finish reading Libby
We are new neighbors, but I’m already crazy about you. I love looking out my piano room windows each morning to make sure you’re still there. Even though you’re becoming invisible as I grow accustomed to you, I’ll
… finish reading Letter to a Fence
Anybody who’s on Facebook knows that “Like” is no longer merely “Like.” Now you can add an emoji to your “Like” to express such feelings as love, laughter, sadness, astonishment, and anger. But those are the only five emotions you
… finish reading Emoji Go Home