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What Best Friends Are For

Stationed as an Army officer in Hawaii, I was alarmed to see my mother calling from Virginia. My father had a stroke. Feeling helpless more than 4,500 miles away, I called my best friend, Nora, an E.R. nurse who lives … Continue reading

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Relationship Evaluation

I really think I outgrew this person, or this person outgrew me, and I always saw us being old together kickin’ it. If anything it is about really examining whether this person is helping you grow or they’re holding you … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt

In my 40s, I spent summers with my widowed mother in England. Before returning to New York, I would write playful notes and hide them around her house. Under the silver candlestick, she discovered: “The butcher, the baker and the … Continue reading

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Advice from a Horoscope

This may sound strange, but you will benefit from studying your mistakes this month. You may be moving faster than usual to Brookhill your career for. Sometimes trail in an error works like a charm. We want to find out … Continue reading

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My Daily Walk

My sister and I weren’t close growing up. The oldest of seven, Barbara was bookish, while I, the second oldest, couldn’t sit still — always playing hopscotch and tag outside our Bronx apartment. When Barbara left for Bennington College, the … Continue reading

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