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Stella by Starlight

For the last 20 years, I have woken up to an occasional angry glare from my wife. “What’s wrong?” I’d ask. “It was Stella again!” she’d respond, clearly hurt. Strangely, her dreams of infidelity always included a woman named Stella, … Continue reading

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Hair Tales: Products and Routine

The question above made me smile and laugh. I could also hear my grandmother saying, “There are two types of people those with no hair and trying to do too much, and those with too much who don’t do anything … Continue reading

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Remember the Skunk

Sometimes, when I hate my husband, I think about our place in Boston and the night a skunk fell into the basement window well outside of our bedroom. “That’s not a kitten,” John said when I woke him. He went … Continue reading

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Reflections on Relationships

“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering’s, of tarnishing’s.” ― Anais … Continue reading

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Marriage

On Her Nearly Seven-Decade Marriage “One reason I was able to stay married to Tom for so long was that I didn’t depend on him to make me happy. We respected the fact that we were both educated; we felt … Continue reading

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