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  • Good times on the party line

    Every now and then, however, I fear that we’re getting so busy that we’re developing an attitude, forgetting to smile at strangers, and making ...

  • The lost day

    I’ve travelled across our vast and glorious country, from the East Coast to the far West Coast. It’s pretty cool how you can spend seven hours on ...

  • I resolve to take a holiday

    Truth be told though, in the back of my mind I was also going back to the old reliable: work out more, lose a couple of unwanted pounds and ...

  • The snow doesn’t stand a chance

    Half our lawn in town is exposed, with pathetically sallow grass peeking out all over the place. I love it.Remember last year this time? 1,275 ...

  • Wake-up calls

    When our three boys were very young, we would have given just about anything for them to sleep in a little. Waking at 6:30 a.m. every single day ...

  • Old dogs and new tricks

    For those of you who don’t know, Jack is our beloved, adorable, but oh-so-dim pup. This pooch rarely barks and yes, that’s normally a good thing. ...

  • Zumba in the water? Why not

    Just me? Well here we go again, the start of a new year and the end of holiday eating. If you’re anything like me, your clothes seem to have ...

  • Selected for security searches

    I commute a little bit each year for work and not as much as I’d like for pleasure. For a two-year period, however, every time I was to board an ...

  • New year … already?

    Clearly it happened: there are sparkly paper hats, noisemakers and googly 2015 celebration glasses everywhere you look, so folks are clearly ...

  • No panic in this chick

    Relaxed and content because you’re completely ready for the big day? Are your gifts all perfectly selected and wrapped in such a manner that ...