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Memory

Think of your memory as a mental white board. whatever we need to pull from long term memory shows up on its surface so we can use it efficiently in the moment. But, during periods of high stress, when rumination, … Continue reading

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Sign Here

I put a washable marker at each place setting so guests can sign their names right on my plain white table cloth . Then I backstitch the names and use the cloth again next year. It’s a wonderful record log … Continue reading

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Listening Party

My roommate and I got a new record player and had our first themed listening party (pick an album, make people dress up, pick a themed cocktail). So nice to have people in our home! — Isabella Gomez Sarmient Positively Purging-I … 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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Trash or Treasure

This article Goodwill stores have a message: Please stop donating trash  annoyed me. Reading Steeves, of Goodwill Northern New England’s ‘ simple tip” for anyone interested in donating items to a thrift store: “If you wouldn’t give it to your judgy … Continue reading

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