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Testing, testing and more testing

I’m trying to see if my new system works.

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THANKSGIVING 2016

Thanksgiving 2016 may well be a different version of a favorite national holiday. As a little kid, I used to enjoy bringing up politics at that meal, causing a great uproar among the tipsy Republicans, Democrats and know-nothings in my … Continue reading

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TESTING, TESTING

Testing to see if I’ve fixed my blog publishing problem.

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TRUMP, TRAVEL AND TRAVAIL

After three weeks of travel in Burma, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, I returned to learn that while we were flying home, Donald Trump became president-elect of the United States.* I make a point of not writing about politics in this … Continue reading

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GONE TO BAGAN

We are on the road in Southeast Asia, current in Bagan, Myanmar (Burma).   I have already taken hundreds of photos I was planning to share on this blog but I can’t download them to the site for “security reasons,” … Continue reading

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FOOD IS LOVE

We’ve all heard the expression, “Food is Love.” In the Sixties, a famous Pillsbury slogan was “Nothin’ says lovin’ like somethin’ from the oven.” Last Friday my husband, Bill, read to me a “What to Cook This Weekend” column by … Continue reading

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FAST FRIENDS

There are many kinds of friends: old friends and new, childhood friends, false friends, school friends and fast friends. Last week my husband and I had the pleasure of making fast friends, or, more specifically, making friends fast. We spent … Continue reading

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GARDENING FOR THE GRUMPY

Gardening and being grumpy usually don’t go together but they did for me today. I woke up feeling out-of-sorts, itching with free-floating irritation. After last night’s thunderstorms, the Buzzards Bay weather was perfect for gardening—cool with a light wind and … Continue reading

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WORDS WITH MY FRIEND BARACK

Barack Obama plays Words With Friends? Yes!!! I am saving a place for him on my roster, just in case. Barack Obama stays up half the night, according to the New York Times, reading, writing, texting and playing Words With … Continue reading

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MEMORIAL DAY 2016

ENJOY THE BEGINNING OF SUMMER!  I’ll be back next week to write about friendships and gardens. Meanwhile, I hope you are having a relaxing holiday.                

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