The Ugly Sweater

Mar 26, 2015 by

My mother, God rest her soul, was not the Queen of Fashion. I suppose, at the ripe old age of 92, she was more concerned with comfort...

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My Husband, the Book Thief

Mar 6, 2015 by

I married my husband Steve in 1980, and moved to Charlevoix, his hometown. The day after we returned from our honeymoon, I told...

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What’s in a Name?

Feb 27, 2015 by

William and Kate’s newest royal baby isn’t due until April, but already the royal pundits are weighing in on possible...

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O.J. Simpson and Lilies

Feb 20, 2015 by

Who remembers the O.J. Simpson murder trial? In case you forgot, O.J. Simpson (a famous NFL running back from 1969-1979) was charged...

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One Dead Husband

Feb 18, 2015 by

My husband died in front of me early one morning three years ago. Steve was in the cardiac unit of our local hospital, and I was...

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Feb 9, 2015 by

The news out of the publishing world last week was not the sweet chirp of a mockingbird, but more like an earthquake rumbling across...

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