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I love going food shopping, I always have. When I travel I love to wander through food markets, small shops, and large grocery stores. This is something I’ve done my entire life. As a kid, then later as a college student I’d prowl the basement supermarkets on Canal Street in NYC’ s Chinatown. A trip […]

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  We all have ghosts of Christmas past and most of them visit unexpectedly.  Unlike the ghosts that visit Ebenezer Scrooge who is warned about their impending arrival, mine sneak up on me. The older I get the more Christmases I accumulate, and the more likely I am to be haunted by what was, or what might have been. I have […]

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“Over the river and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go…”  There are other Thanksgiving songs, but this one is the one that conjures up images of the many Thanksgivings we spent at my parents’ house in the Berkshires. It was a journey for all of us, and the drive from Philadelphia included crossing […]

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