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Visiting Gail in Boston….by the numbers

Number of years since we’ve seen each other: 3 Years since we met: 32 Years since Gail’s husband David passed away: 6 How many days she stayed at my house, evacuated by wildfire: 4 Size of violin I brought her … Continue reading

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Internet Dating….Before there was the Internet…

Another great part of my Houston visit was meeting Paul Orseck, Ellie’s “new” husband of 12 years. Ellie seems exactly the same….her voice, from the first second on my voicemail, I KNEW it was her. She looks her same beautiful … Continue reading

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Old Friends, Good times…

After the hugs, and the talking as fast as you can with a dear friend, after the opening of gifts and the breaking of bread, what’s next? Reminiscing! Ellie took care of Jessamyn while I was in hospital having Ariel, … Continue reading

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Sixty Special Somethings

What should I get Ellie for her birthday? The invitation said cards only, but I had an excuse to break every rule in the book. Ellie and I haven’t seen each other for 24 years…haven’t even known where each other … Continue reading

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Who’s in the Room?

Long talk this morning with Debi, a lifelong friend. Such an old friend, in fact, that I may be the only one still permitted to call her “Debi”. Her husband and all else call her “Debra.” Clearly “Debra” is more … Continue reading

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