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Merry This. Happy That.

I give good card. To heck with false modesty. Every year, I’d turn the thinking cap to overdrive and come up a holiday card that was cool and original. Over the years I’ve done a pinwheel, a chocolate bar—the wrapper … Continue reading

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“Marvelouuus, Cherie!”

It’s been fun to have visitors from Europe in town for a few days. Catching up—this son is having a baby, that one is having a divorce—and doing things that I wouldn’t usually do. Peking duck, at the Wolfgang Puck … Continue reading

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A Visitation from the beyond

Elisabeth stares at me from my oversize television. Such an odd feeling since she’s been died in April, but my mother-in-law is clearly dressed for the occasion, wearing her grandmother’s bracelet and the locket—my daughter has it now—that contains tiny … Continue reading

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“CHEAP JEW!”

“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing” is one of my favorite quotes. Does it apply, I wonder, to jerks in coffee shops? Was way early to a meeting Friday, so stopped … Continue reading

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Bike to Work Day…..

Quick, get on your bike. There are a few hours left in “Bike to Work Day”…In Orange County you’ll get a free ride on Metrolink today if you bring your bicycle. In Los Angeles there are between 200 and 250 … Continue reading

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