Monthly Archives: December 2018

THE SWAP: STORY OF A FRIENDSHIP

I am one of those people who has a story for everything.  You like the sweater I am wearing?  Well, there’s a story behind it. Really. The story begins more than fifty years ago, at Hunter College, when two girls—P … Continue reading

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TO DO OR NOT TO DO…YOURSELF

Some do-it-yourselfers are born; I married into it.  My parents, like many of their generation, took pride in buying what their parents and grandparents had had to make.  A garment bought in a store seemed to say something not only about … Continue reading

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MY BUCKET LIST AND “CHUCK IT” LIST

  I’ve been thinking about George H.W. Bush and how he skydived (skydove?) at the age of 92.  Which brought the phrase “bucket list” to mind.  According to the online Merriam-Webster Dictionary, it comes from “kick the bucket,” the slang … Continue reading

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