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A new school year has begun. When I was a student, the first day of school meant freshly sharpened pencils, a new 3-ring binder, a pile of new notebooks, and so many beginnings. There were reunions … more
I’m a person who works best under pressure. I love (and need) deadlines. I want to know what the absolute drop-dead due date is for something because I will usually find something else to do … more
As I sit by my window, I am watching all the walkers going by, some with their dogs. I love to take my two pups, George and Gracie, for a walk since it gives me the chance to see my neighbors and … more
I was wondering how much lobster you can eat before you begin growing a shell. I had a lobster roll on the beach in the afternoon and a lobster salad last night. And I am planning to have another … more
When I saw the vintage photo of Coaching Day in Jeffersonville in Tuesday’s Democrat, it brought back some family memories. My great-grandfather William Kohler, who founded William Kohler and … more
I have discovered the amazing amount of stuff I have in my kitchen because it is all now sitting in boxes in my living room. Like many in the pandemic world, I decided to embark on a home … more
I clearly remember the day forty years ago that I found out that our second child was going to be a boy. I was about eight months pregnant and seeing my obstetrician quite regularly.  After he … more
There was an old lady who—almost—swallowed a fly. And that old lady was me! I made myself a nice cup of tea (is there any other kind?) and had finished half of it when my two doggies, … more
I have just come back from the dermatologist’s office after having yet another of those little surgeries for my sun-damaged skin. Both Mom and Dad had melanoma, so I try to be extra diligent … more
This summer has been action-packed as we are all trying to return to some version of normal again. Folks have taken to the highways and byways to enjoy these summer days. Many people have stopped … more
I am not exactly sure how this happened, but it seems that I am getting older. Not exactly ancient, but I definitely appear to be creeping outside the range of what could be considered … more
This past year the retired teachers’ group of which I am a member started a book club on Zoom. I had never been a member of any book club before, but since I had a Zoom account I volunteered to … more
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