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When I was 16, my father and mother taught me how to drive on a car with automatic transmission. Soon after I got my license, however, my parents purchased a gorgeous red Ford Mustang convertible … more
When I was in junior high (grades 7 and 8), all the girls took Home Economics. All the boys took Shop. Now Home Ec has been renamed Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) and Shop is called the … more
A recent story on Facebook went viral when people shamed a huge corporation into doing the right thing. According to the Washington Post, on September 15, the Winter Park FL police department … more
I’ve been on a decluttering kick lately, inspired by the fact that window installers were going to have to go into my office and as of last week, that room was in competition for an episode of … more
Remember the good old days when television gave you a choice between six or seven channels? Up in Callicoon we could get Channel 12- a CBS affiliate out of Binghamton, channel 2-WCBS out of New York … more
This past pandemic year, I used all my credit card points (which I couldn’t use on travel) to get myself an Apple watch. Many friends and relations had gotten one and I finally … more
A new school year has begun. When I was a student, the first day of school meant freshly sharpened pencils, a new 3-ring binder, a pile of new notebooks, and so many beginnings. There were reunions … more
I’m a person who works best under pressure. I love (and need) deadlines. I want to know what the absolute drop-dead due date is for something because I will usually find something else to do … more
As I sit by my window, I am watching all the walkers going by, some with their dogs. I love to take my two pups, George and Gracie, for a walk since it gives me the chance to see my neighbors and … more
I was wondering how much lobster you can eat before you begin growing a shell. I had a lobster roll on the beach in the afternoon and a lobster salad last night. And I am planning to have another … more
When I saw the vintage photo of Coaching Day in Jeffersonville in Tuesday’s Democrat, it brought back some family memories. My great-grandfather William Kohler, who founded William Kohler and … more
I have discovered the amazing amount of stuff I have in my kitchen because it is all now sitting in boxes in my living room. Like many in the pandemic world, I decided to embark on a home … more
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