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To Blog or not To Blog

For the first time in four years I deliberately did not write for Monday Morning Blog. I seem to be moving into a new life phase that leaves me experiencing a bit of ennui about events, people and places that … Continue reading

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Women Friends

Coming of age in the 1950’s was an era never to be repeated. It was a time when the couples that got pregnant on prom night, if they lived on the North East Corridor, got married in Elkton, MD right … Continue reading

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In Search

In late November, one of the Hallmark television channels announced that for the month of December, It would show Christmas movies only. Some movies would be old favorites, other would be new originals. As a story person, the concept intrigued … Continue reading

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A Special Taxi with a Special Driver

What would you do if you inherited a taxi and the license to go with it? In 2001, Caterina Bellandi inherited a taxi, Milano 25, from her deceased partner. At the time, Milano 25 looked like most Tuscan taxis although … Continue reading

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A New Velvet Glove

Ever since Adam donned a fig leaf, human beings have practiced modesty, even in cultures where the members do not wear clothes. Over time the prevailing religion reinforced modesty in a society. Eventually, in countries where the rule of law … Continue reading

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A Little Surprise

On Monday while crossing the street to get to Mass, I had an incident which made me think that I was having a mini-stroke.  I suddenly lurched to the left.  While my legs wanted to continue crossing the street, my … Continue reading

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A Mystery Writer

After I retired, I became an avid reader of mystery stories. When I found a mystery writer that I especially liked, I would read several of his or her works. Most recently, I began to feel that by reading the … Continue reading

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