Profile of Paula Tessier

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  • 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 ...

  • The art of marriage

    He knows just about everything there is to know about me and, to my complete amazement, continues to stick around. I know him so well that it ...

  • Tree trimming — version 1.0

    By the time supper dishes were cleaned up, I couldn’t haul on my jammies fast enough. Well, they aren’t really pajamas, more like a lounge set. ...

  • Let there be light

    It’s the anticipation of Christmas. The joy of knowing you’ll see friends and family you don’t always get to spend time with. Happiness because ...

  • Life lessons

    And the stuff we used to think were big priorities? Well, those really don’t matter as much anymore. Extra wrinkles? Earned every one of them. ...