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Taste of Home

Recipes close to our hearts are usually less about where we ate them than who we ate them with…

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Word of The Day

Proactive Interference is defined as the “tendency of previously learned material to hinder subsequent learning.” Chances are, we’re all able to relate to classic example of this hinderance:” Things like your old address popping into your mind when you have … 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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Do You Remember…Window Seats

 These simple design features were as common in older homes as ketchup at a cookout. The best seats were like the one I had in my first home: It had a hinged lid, which created a great storage area under … Continue reading

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Don’t Save the Good Stuff

Where did we learn “to save the best for last” anyway? I’m blaming the only place I ever learned anything: Sesame Street. But it doesn’t make a lick of sense. Who knows what tomorrow will bring? At the start of quarantine … Continue reading

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