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Talking to Strangers: Fur Coats, Downton Abbey, & Cremation Lockets

Traveling alone last week gave me the chance to talk to strangers that I normally wouldn’t do if  accompanied by family. Returning from New York City on the suburban commuter train, I chatted with a young woman who was carrying … Continue reading

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Fur Coats & Pearls= Future Jobs?

One of my fall rituals is picking up my fur coat, inherited from my Grandma Mae, from storage. I wouldn’t have bought my own fur coat but happily wear hers. There’s nothing like it on a freezing day and I … Continue reading

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