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Silver Linings

I think this year pushed us all beyond our limits in ways we didn’t know were possible. One of my silver linings was getting more comfortable spending time, alone. I turned to exercise, cooking and reading to quiet my mind- … Continue reading

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Mother’s Rules

I am religious and generally conservative. A good friend who is a “free spirit” commented on the fact that I do not allow my son, 24, and his longtime girlfriend to sleep together in my house, saying this could contribute … Continue reading

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Reinventing

“I always tell people that to have a lasting career, you have to keep reinventing yourself,” Carter reflects. “I have never been comfortable anywhere. There’s always more for me to do. You have to stay relevant. You have to stay … Continue reading

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Etiquette Lessons: Guest Edition

What do you do to make your guests feel special and at home? A: The feeling of welcome and showing that you’re happy to see your guest when they come across your doorstep is the most important thing you can do … Continue reading

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Seat of Kindness

Last week, in a fit of pandemic boredom, I brought home a broken-down antique chair that our neighbors had thrown away. I spent a few days in my workshop fixing it up. Now it looks great, and I’d like to … Continue reading

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