Counting the Cost

A couple of weeks ago we hired a contractor to do some major exterior work on our home.  The ice of this past winter had done a number on our roof, some carpenter ants had partially eaten one of our … Continue reading

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Brave!

You make me brave/You make me brave You call me out beyond the shore into the waves You make me brave/You make me brave No fear can hinder now the love that made a way My favorite song these days … Continue reading

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A Tribute to my Maverick Mom

This past Mothers’ Day, we did something very un-motherish.  We took our boys to a train museum and on train ride.  The museum holds special events each spring, and this year, the event landed on Mothers’ Day.  So I decided … Continue reading

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Single Women: Do You Need Some Lemon Sorbet?

Recently I was talking to a friend who had dated a guy for a long time and finally decided to break up.  He was “not ready to commit” and didn’t know if he’d ever be ready to commit.  He had … Continue reading

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I Will Make You Fishers of Men

My father’s favorite hobby was bluefishing.  I can still remember him leaving our Brooklyn apartment late at night to go to Sheepshead Bay where he’d get on a boat and fish until dawn.  I didn’t like what followed very much: … Continue reading

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