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Correspondence

How late can I send a sympathy card after someone dies? Is it ever too late?  Reading this, my first thought is it is never too late, life happens, but when you remember please send a note of comfort, and … 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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Random Act of Kindness

RAVE to the young man who helped me load 700 pounds of tile into my truck at Home Depot. He was outside waiting on something as I was slowly lifting heavy tile packages when he asked if he could help. I said sure, … Continue reading

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Random Act of Kindness

RAVE to the woman who puts jigsaw puzzles in her Little Free Library! They’re such a joy to do, thanks for sharing yours! RAVE to kindness. Flying home from Oakland, California, a week ago, I was next to a pleasant seatmate with whom … Continue reading

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Sending Love

Getting care packages at sleep-away camp felt like getting hugs through the mail. Gum, games and Mad Libs equaled instant, albeit fleeting, popularity. Now, from upstate New York, I return the favor to my mother at her senior residence in … Continue reading

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