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Six good reasons why our empty nest has a silver lining.

  It’s been a weird old summer. A reluctant countdown to the inevitable day when both daughters would leave home.

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More Strawberries and Salt

  Three years ago, I premiered as a blogger with Strawberries and Salt, i.e., a mother’s emotions and thoughts on

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Why a 20th Memorial Anniversary Dinner was a Fabulous Idea

“Will you come?” her daughter asked. “Of course,” I said. And here we all were. A group of eighteen people

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The Perks of Planning a Project

I’m a dab hand at procrastination. An absolute whizz. Always have been. Years ago, my beloved Dad bought me a

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Latest Book Reviews

The Invisible Wall

Some books leave an indelible mark on the soul. The Invisible Wall by British-born Harry Bernstein is one of them.

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The Two Hotel Francforts

Truth be told, I picked up this gem of a story by American writer, David Leavitt, as my third choice

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When my mind wanders it brings back souvenirs

As a collection of hilarious newspaper columns by Canadian journalist, Gordon Kirkland, I expected When my mind wanders it brings

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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

  Freakonomics, by American economist, Steven Levitt, and American journalist, Stephen Dubner explores alternative conclusions that can be drawn from

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