Monthly Archives: January 2013

Misled by the Movies

I’m not afraid to admit that I sometimes get confused. This is not a factor of getting older. I got confused when I was younger too. In the Sixties, I did not understand how Robert Wagner could segue so easily … Continue reading

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Housekeeping Hints

From just after World War II until the day she died in 2003, my mother’s best friend was a woman named Anne Johnston. They had a lot in common. They met when their husbands – who both went into real … Continue reading

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And After That, Everything Was Different

Our eyesight may diminish as we age, but among the things that are easier to see when we’re older are the inflection points of our lives. It may be a day, a weekend, or just a moment. When you look … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To The Cure for the Common Cold?

Man, there’s nothing I hate more than being sick. That feeling that some gremlin has gone in and scraped your throat raw and then started pouring some gucky fluid down your nasal passages; the throbbing headaches; the gunky crust you … Continue reading

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