Category - For the Joy of It

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Comic Book Stories

John and I recently visited the Housing Works Thrift Shop in Chelsea. Just before leaving, I spotted a box of vintage comic books near the cash register. I decided to buy a few to send to...

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Dan Day Celebration

Our friends Matt and Deb did it again. They threw another wonderful birthday party; this time for Dan. Matt turned the dining room into a personalized gallery. He had hung photos of Dan...

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Fun En Route

Weekend house guests are good company after a layoff and before a birthday. Especially when the guests are Detta and Tash, friends from London who arrived last night. They will be working...

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Moving Forward

On Tuesday afternoon I received a meeting invitation from my boss entitled “Discuss Moving Forward” (he used to write advertising copy). I accepted. I had an idea what was in...

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Allison Park

I was up before dawn this morning. I awoke early and noticed an interesting sky out the window. I decided to take Jack for a walk. Rather than walk around our neighbourhood, I decided to...

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Barbra

Today, John and I took advantage of an opportunity to see and hear Barbra Streisand at a dress rehearsal for her ‘Back to Brooklyn’ concert tour which starts next week. We drove to...

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Weekend Glassware

When John and I came home from our cabin in the Catskills a few weekends ago, we had a new set of 9 brightly striped vintage glasses. We didn’t take the glasses from the cabin; we bought...

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Cape Jack

Jack is vacationing on Cape Cod this weekend. He has a suite at Troutbrook Kennels in Wellfleet. Dan and I are residing a few miles up the road at North Truro. We are staying at a...

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Turkeys Galore

One morning last year when I left the house for work I encountered a turkey on the steps to our front porch. A real, live, wild turkey. This wasn’t my first encounter. Dan and I had...