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Creating a Buffet Line

Now that the turkey is on display and the sides are ready to go, it’s time to do what this holiday is all about: chow down. But instead of rushing to the front of the line, ask everyone to line … Continue reading

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Good Gifting

Trust your gut- If you see an item that reminds you of your wife or your best friend, pay attention. Nothing is better than when a person opens a gift and says, “This is so me!” Shop During the off- … Continue reading

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How to Express the Unspoken

Hugs, kisses, praise don’t come easily to us. Our family practices a stoic, unspoken love. So how do three daughters tell a dying mother how much we adore her? She was turning 92. A Google search revealed that Jackie Kennedy, … Continue reading

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Birthday Lies

My twin brother and I exchange gifts on our birthday. In recent years, he’s gotten lazy about it. His presents often seem like last-minute efforts. This year was our 30th birthday, so I expected a little more. But when he … Continue reading

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Gardening for a New Season

“Daddy,” my middle daughter said, “for my birthday I want a pretty garden again.” Two years ago, a tiny lump and “Should I have this looked at?” ended with my wife’s memorial service just after Easter. With the time lost … Continue reading

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