Nice & Easy

Will retirement doom this happy marriage?

Sharon is supposed to retire from her job in June. However, after spending the winter holidays home alone with me, she’s beginning to have serious thoughts about continuing to work …

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Nothing’s better than being home for the holidays

Sharon and I spent a quiet Thanksgiving with friends, as all of the kids decided to desert us and leave town. Actually, they spent Thanksgiving with their in-laws, …

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Cruising with family a pleasant surprise

About three months ago Son No. 1 called to inform me that I was about to go on a cruise. Funny thing is that I didn’t recall asking him to book a cruise for me and, to be quite honest, …

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Coming clean after 20 years just makes matters worse

My youngest son just celebrated his 37th birthday. I can hardly believe that my baby is that old. Of course, he looks like he’s just 20. He must have inherited some very good skin …

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40th Anniversary Mustang’s place is in the garage

Years ago there was a TV sitcom called “My Mother the Car,” a show basically about a talking car. As far as I can recall the show wasn’t that good and didn’t last very long …

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Replacing tile good excuse to get out of house

I want to thank everyone who offered me shelter during my two-week tile ordeal. The outpouring of help offered to me was unbelievable. I never realized that there were so many …

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