In my family, usually when we arrive at year-end, we tend to look back on the year that has passed and ask whether or not we are sad to see it go or glad that it is finally over.  So far, for me personally, 2017 has been a “stinker” of a year. I will be …

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I’ve always been a sucker for a good romance. I was raised on that stuff. My mother was a reader of cheap paperback romances. As a preteen, I was mostly reading horse books or books about girls who had horses, like Marguerite Henry’s Misty of Chincoteague, 1947. I recall my mother recommending Mary Stewart’s Airs …

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I said hello the other day to a new employee in our work break room, calling her by name, and from the look she gave me, I could tell she didn’t remember my name. I wondered as I walked away if she were to ask another employee to refresh her memory as to my name, …

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Binge-watching is described as watching television for longer than normal and watching more than one show of a particular series. With the easy availability of streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu Plus or Amazon Prime, it’s easy to get to years of programming with just a click. You no longer have to wait week by …

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