Monthly Archives: March 2013


I remember as a child, my mother told me that the older you get, the faster time flies.  Of course, as a young girl, I thought this sounded crazy.  How could my days go any faster?  Now that I’m older, … Continue reading

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I have decided to blame the weather. Why not?  Many of us are already pretty cranky about the fact that the arrival of spring has apparently been postponed.  So I may as well hop on the bandwagon and blame the … Continue reading

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Thank you, Ma’am

I remember the first time I was called ma’am.   I was barely into my early 30’s.  A young service station attendant (I believe he was a teenager)  said “thank you, ma’am.”   I was shocked and appalled, and all the way … Continue reading

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Stepping Up to the Plate

“I married a younger man. Five years younger than I am. I figure it is like this: if you can’t find a good man, raise one.”  –  Wanda Sykes  In a previous post, I had a bit of fun with … Continue reading

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The Other Shades of Grey

We New Englanders are fiercely proud of our Seasons.  Ask any of us why we live in this area of the country, and you are fairly guaranteed that one of the answers will be “because I love having four seasons.” Each … Continue reading

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No Extended Highs Allowed

When I went to my workout tonight, I saw a woman who hadn’t been there for a few days. She was very tan, so I asked where she’d been.  She had just recently returned from Costa Rica.  She reported that … Continue reading

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