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What Marriage is Really Like, from the Wife’s Point-of-View

For Better or For Worse, by Lynn Johnston From Wikipedia: “For Better or For Worse is a comic strip by Lynn Johnston that ran originally from 1979 to 2008 chronicling the lives of the Patterson family and their friends, in … Continue reading

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Here’s What We’ll Be Binge-Watching…

  The Crown We just got Netflix again for the first time in years. We have some catching up to do. We saw episode one of the first season last night. It was lovely to be able to recognize and … Continue reading

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Reincarnation: Mother and Child Reunion

Terms of Endearment XXX (1983) It occurred to me during the writing of Shirley MacLaine’s astrology post that the conflict between Debra Winger and herself may have had its roots in the past. It did not seem out of the … Continue reading

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My Little Girl’s All Growed Up

She came back to Canada to celebrate my 70th birthday with me. She did the same for my 60th, ten years ago. She’s been here at other times, through the years, but these two are special. Flashback to 2010 Rosanna … Continue reading

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It’s My Party and I’ll Try if I Want to…

Happy 70th Most birthdays seem insignificant. Usually, I’m a bit blasé about them. But this one feels different. I suppose embarking on my 8th decade might be enough. However, there will be a full Moon in Leo tonight, and that … Continue reading

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Adapting to Adoption

A Fairy Tale Once upon a time, there was a little child who needed a new family to keep her safe and secure. Then she was adopted. After some traumatic adventures, some good and some bad, she lived happily ever … Continue reading

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How Many Times Do I Need to Say It?

Derek, My Son   Did I tell you enough times how I loved you? Everything about you makes me smile. Right now my words might seem too few, Except I think a thought for every mile Keeping me away from … Continue reading

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Vancy Meeting You Here

Abbey Going Soon

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Hailey Dean a.k.a. Nancy Grace

This series of TV mysteries is really a thinly disguised, but fictionalized, autobiography of Nancy Grace’s life, and the only reason we’re watching them at all is because my sister is dating the producer. Last night we watched “Deadly Estate”: … Continue reading

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When Did We Last Do This?

Lost Memory My daughters are going to be traveling together for the first time since their teens. They are going to the Netherlands to visit their mother next month. Individually, they told me about it, while reminiscing about the last … Continue reading

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