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  • The Mother of All Regrets

    Saturday night, I watched a quiet movie called Last Chance Harvey. Harvey is a man facing late-life career failure as he attends the wedding of his only daughter who has asked her step-father to walk her down the aisle. In the airport, he meets Kate, mid-life, single, damaged by her own father’s abandonment and facing …[ read more ]

  • A Deeper Romance

    Hollywood is loaded is with romantic ideas and many of us have taken our cue from Tinsel town as to what qualifies. It is usually a flashy ordeal with diamonds, dance numbers and beautiful people decked out in ball gowns and tuxedos. Hallmark commercials, cheap novels and jewelry stores also provide us with modern notions …[ read more ]

  • Enough already! Enough!

    I live in a house where many of the shelves go up to the ceiling. The rest of my family is tall and they put things away in places that don’t seem that high to them but they really are. I feel like I’m always reaching. It’s tiring to always be reaching. I feel like …[ read more ]

  • The Mosaic GPS

    I hate getting lost. I had to attend a meeting in Providence last week and I made one wrong turn. That decision sent me through a labyrinth of one way streets that cost me time, threw my stress factor into warp drive and tested my resolve to attend the meeting. I had been enjoying the …[ read more ]

  • A Bad Diagnosis

    My husband and I love watching House. That’s the medical drama about the damaged but brilliant doctor who solves medical mysteries that elude other doctors. He is usually the last hope for his patients and because of that, unlike other medical shows where a patient is devastated to receive a dire diagnosis; these patients welcome …[ read more ]