Monthly Archives: March 2015

From Bitter to Sweet

While making pasta sauce the other night, I tried to multi-task and do some on-line research.  I lost track of time and my sauce cooked for way too long.   The water evaporated taking the sweetness along with it leaving a … Continue reading

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Groundhog Stew

Well – I almost made it through winter without getting sick, but the germs finally got me.  Maybe I let my guard down.  I may have become overly optimistic when our state rodent, Punxsutawney Phil, predicted winter would end on … Continue reading

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What Wise Communities Do

I had no solid ideas for an article this week.  Wednesday evening, I planned on setting up sound equipment in a meeting room and then sitting outside in the cafe sipping coffee and working on this column.  However, curiosity got … Continue reading

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He Lived Long and Prospered

In 1931, a son – destined to be a future American icon – was born to Jewish immigrant parents in Boston, Massachusetts.  On February 27, 2015, the person who became that icon departed from us.  His global legacy may well … Continue reading

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Hell Freezes Over

I cannot count the number of times I heard the words “When Hell freezes over” during my teenage years.  The words were usually uttered in response to one of my seemingly reasonable requests.  “Mom, I know I banged up your … Continue reading

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