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March 28, 2020
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Life & Style



Trivial Matters

Published March 12, 2020 12:01 a.m.

It’s getting later in the evening and the tension is peaking.

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Ray of Hope

Published Feb. 13, 2020 12:01 a.m.

My phone buzzes as I’m on the couch with a scary novel clutched in my hands.

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Close Call

Published Jan. 16, 2020 12:01 a.m.

It starts innocently enough. My mom’s phone rings and she picks it up.

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Holiday Hiatus

Published Dec. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Untangling Christmas lights isn’t my favorite job, but to tell you the truth, I don’t mind doing it. It’s all part of my Christmas decorating ritual.

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Do You Like Scary Movies?

Published Nov. 14, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Swiftie and I like scary movies so we go to see It: Chapter 2. The movie is frightening, but real life ends up being more unsettling than what’s on screen.

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It’s About Time

Published Oct. 10, 2019 12:01 a.m.

My alarm goes off and it’s pitch black outside. My hand flops like a fish next to the clock.

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My Old School

Published Sep. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

A couple of columns ago I wrote that I had a high school reunion coming up and that I wasn’t going to go. Well, I lied.

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Wendy’s and Wine

Published Aug. 15, 2019 12:01 a.m.

It’s a summer sunset. Cola and I are saddled up at an outside bar.

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If the Shoe Fits

Published July 25, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Summer has always meant a lot of great things. Sunny skies, beach roses, barbecues.

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What I Won’t Do This Summer

Published June 13, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Summer on the shoreline is glorious. There are many things I know I will be doing and I’m really looking forward to them all.

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Spring Forward

Published May 20, 2019 01:04 p.m.

Spring Forward

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Game of Scones: Part II

Published April 11, 2019 12:01 a.m.

In my previous column I wrote about attempting to crash a reality TV show.

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Game of Scones: Part I

Published March 14, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Crashing a reality TV show was never an item on my bucket list. Nonetheless, I can now cross it off. You never know what can happen here on the shoreline. Sometimes it only takes a little journey just beyond our shores.

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Mommie Dearest the Car

Published Feb. 14, 2019 12:01 a.m.

There’s a really old, really awful TV show that was around before I was born called My Mother the Car. In the show a man’s car is possessed by his deceased Mom and wreaks comical havoc on his life.

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Published Jan. 17, 2019 12:01 a.m.

When I go Christmas shopping, I find more things for myself than for anyone else. I know this is selfish, but...

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A Tale of Two Dollhouses

Published Dec. 13, 2018 12:01 a.m.

The best Christmas present I ever got was a dollhouse. It was the same height as I was and built by my mother.

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A Toast to the Host

Published Nov. 15, 2018 12:01 a.m.

There are those who have and those who don’t have. There are those who do and those who don’t do. At this time of year, there are those who host and those who don’t host.

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Published Oct. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

It’s one of those shoreline days that looks like a movie. The Sound is flat calm and boats lazily roll through the water

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Goth Girls

Published Sep. 20, 2018 12:01 a.m.

She walked in wearing all black and sporting spiked hair and multiple earrings.

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Sensing Summer

Published Aug. 16, 2018 12:01 a.m.

He straightens his back and looks intent as he says, “I am good, okay? I am not about wolf.”

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There’s Something about the Solstice

Published July 12, 2018 12:01 a.m.

The car behind me is so close I can’t see the headlights in my rear view.

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Long Train Running

Published June 14, 2018 12:01 a.m.

The sound rolls over the flat marsh and between the reeds. It’s low and long and gently pulls me from a deep sleep

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Nature Makes a House Call

Published May 17, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Thank God birthdays only come once a year.

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The Tree That Walks by Night

Published April 12, 2018 12:01 a.m.

It was a dark and stormy night. I’m serious. It really was a dark and stormy night.

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Star Talk

Published March 15, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Not all conversations are created equal. Conversation can be food for the soul or it can be that junk-food snack that you wish you’d resisted.

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Groundhog Night

Published Feb. 15, 2018 12:01 a.m.

There are times during the winter months when I should be put into a corner with an entire chocolate cake and left there. I become tired and cranky.

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A Long Winter’s Nap

Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Sometimes your body and your schedule end up at odds. Spoiler alert: The body always wins.

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A Hallmark Movie Christmas

Published Dec. 14, 2017 12:01 a.m.

I recently saw in the news that a Hallmark Channel movie was filmed in my area. I might actually watch it so I can point at the TV and shout “I know where that is!” I’m not a Hallmark movie watcher.

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Mr. Toad’s Wild Tram Ride

Published Nov. 16, 2017 12:01 a.m.

One nice thing I’ve realized about the shoreline is that you can get most anywhere easily

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Lingering and Longing

Published Oct. 12, 2017 12:01 a.m.

So there I am, sitting outside at a café in Prague, drinking coffee and listening to an old man play the sax.

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