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I had two moms, though not in the Heather Has Two Mommies kind of way, mine were serial. I know there are plenty of people with two moms, for a variety of reasons, in a variety of families, and with a variety of stories. This is the Mothers’ Day story of my two moms.  I’m […]

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After everyone goes home the quiet work of putting my house back in order begins. This work is calmer, more hushed than the frenzy of preparation. With most holidays there are at least two days of preparation just for the food. Add to that the cleaning, tidying up and readying the house for overnight guests. I’m […]

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Seders traditionally begin with the youngest person at the table asking the Four Questions, starting with “Why is this night different from all other nights of the year?” Tonight is the first night of Passover, but my semi-observant family had our Seder Saturday night. We spend two holidays a year together; Passover and Thanksgiving. This […]

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After four weeks visiting birthdays past, for this final March post, it is time for a birthday present. On Friday I will turn 59, not a particular milestone, or great event, but another birthday I’m grateful to be celebrating. I am not only writing about the present tense but the present I am giving myself […]

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