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A big pat on the back

Dear Karen,

I’ve been reading a lot recently, about parents saying teary farewells to their children heading off for university this autumn.

Do you remember those days?  I do.  Like they were yesterday.  It was tough,  but we got through it in the end. And chances are, so will those parents.  Maybe they’ll do it with a bit more dignity and decorum than I?  One can only hope.   Continue reading

November: Time for comfort food

Dear Karen,

Fall has always seemed like the best time to bake, don’t you think? As the weather gets blustery, “comfort food” takes on a whole new meaning. After all, there’s just something so warm and comforting about a house filled with the smell of baked goods. Continue reading

Back to the future…again!

Dear Karen,

One man, one woman, one cat.  That’s how Lars and I started out. Continue reading

Happy Hallowe’en: It’s all about the candy

Dear Karen,

Happy Hallowe’en!  I love this time of year—the crisp air, the falling leaves, the hint of winter in the air, saying good-bye to the heat and humidity of summer…I love it all. Continue reading

Public humiliation…with underwear

Dear Wendy,

You know that moment when you feel a lump on your leg that shouldn’t be there, and you get that sick feeling of inevitability, that sinking sensation that you know too well…and you think, “I am about to publicly humiliate myself, and there’s nothing I can do about it”? Continue reading

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