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Don’t you hate when that happens??

Don’t you hate when that happens??

SHREWSBURY, MA – I never cease to be amazed by some of the things I read, hear and observe. Television commercials in particular cause me to scratch my head and…

The plane…the plane…

The plane…the plane…

Our plane is scheduled to take off momentarily. My cousin and I stand at the airline counter and present picture proof of who we are. I have a photo on…

Closet man wanted…

Closet man wanted…

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – After years of living with people; first my parents and then my ex husband, then a long term relationship that didn’t go anywhere, I’m not ashamed to…

Getting all I deserve

Getting all I deserve

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – All my adult life I dreamed of finding a man who would share my interests; someone who didn’t mind grocery shopping, or perusing malls, and liked to…

Up up and away – or not….

Up up and away – or not….

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Harry, my 90 year old friend, is planning a trip from San Diego to London that includes stop-overs and a number of connections. He designed it this…

Cookie Monsters

Cookie Monsters

Yesterday I did something I haven’t done in years. I pigged out. I stuffed a whole box of cookies down my throat because I couldn’t stop If you have no…

Open at your own risk

Open at your own risk

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – I am annoyed with an industry that, in an effort to keep us safe, leaped from reasonable to ridiculous. It started with the manufacturing of difficult-to-open, hermetically…

Challenging my legacy

Challenging my legacy

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts -Today, I left the house without making my bed. This may not sound like a big deal, but for me it was the ultimate act of rebellion and…

Dress to impress – I don’t think so…

Dress to impress – I don’t think so…

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – I’m hot, sweaty and my arms feel like I’ve just scaled Mt. Everest. No, I wasn’t doing push-ups or lifting weights at the gym; those activities would have…

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – My husband has something in common with ex governor Jim McGreevey. Not only is he, too, from New Jersey but he recently came out of the closet.…

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