Monthly Archives: June 2013

Reassuring

Reassuring Several summers ago, I decided to learn to play golf. I went to a nearby golf course, paid for a lesson, and borrowed a club. The guy at the desk gave me a coin to get balls from the … Continue reading

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Obits

Obits I mean no disrespect to anyone who passed on, but some of the bits and pieces of these obituaries demand to be shared. All are from my local paper over the past several years. J.S. died with her children … Continue reading

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75 RAK

75 RAK Somewhere on the Internet I saw an article by a woman who was soon going to be having a 45th birthday. She decided to mark the occasion by starting 45 days ahead of time, doing one Random Act … Continue reading

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Bunker Hill Day

Bunker Hill Day To anyone who grew up in or near Boston, June 17th is never just June 17th. June 17th is Bunker Hill Day. You weren’t likely to forget about Bunker Hill , it being a day off from … Continue reading

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Graduation

Graduation Here are three stories related to my college graduation which I think are worth retelling. On the morning of my graduation from Tufts, the doctor who had tended my mother for the previous fifteen years came to the house … Continue reading

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College

College “Why in the world would you want to go to college? That’s nonsense. You’ll just end up getting married anyway.” So it came as a shock that as adored as I was, as indulged as I was, my parents … Continue reading

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Sun Worshipper

Sun Worshipper When my very dear friend, Eileen, passed away in February, her daughter included “sun worshipper” in her obituary. And sun worshipper she was, so I suppose that’s where love of sunning began for me. It’s not even about … Continue reading

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