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Fire at CT’s Shakespeare Theater

My heart weeps for a Connecticut theater destroyed by fire recently. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/13/arts/stratford-shakespeare-theater-fire.html I grew up attending performances at the American Shakespeare Festival Theater in Stratford, CT. My mother took my sister and me to its shows, mostly Shakespeare plays; it’s … Continue reading

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Happy 60th Anniversary, Mom & Dad

It’s my parents’ 60th anniversary today. I asked my mother what’s the secret to a long marriage. “A  good imagination and a bad memory.” We’re gathering Sunday at their home of 50 years, that is now on the market.

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Valentine’s Musings: Skiing Then & Now

Valentine’s Day, 1982. I’d bought my soon-to-be fiancé cross country skis and we were headed to a little inn in New Hampshire for the weekend. He wanted to get engaged on Valentine’s Day because it was his parent’s wedding anniversary. … Continue reading

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Hoping “Hope Springs” Brings Hope

Hope Springs, the new movie staring Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones isn’t a comedy, despite what the ads say. There a few funny scenes and lines, and it does have a happy ending.  Getting there however, is awkward and … Continue reading

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