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Comfort Food

“The Sickness” and Thanksgiving

In my house we cope with life’s downturns with joking and laughter. Our gallows humor got us through my father’s dying, from the time of his terminal cancer diagnosis to the first day he accepted that death would not be put off, to the seconds after his actual passing. It’s our family’s way. That said, … Continue reading »

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Better Half Coffee & Cocktails

After meeting a friend at Better Half Coffee & Cocktails for a leisurely weekend lunch, I’m promising myself I’ll return soon. The charming little spot has gained much praise, most especially for their cheeseburger. Heck, I was happy before I’d even exited my car, as Better Half has a parking lot that is not only … Continue reading »

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Doughnuts or Donuts?

My son, his friend and I were driving past a doughnut shop recently, when the boys pointed out that “donuts” should be pronounced “doo-nutz” unless it’s spelled doenuts, and I really couldn’t argue with them. I was simply happy that ten year olds were debating spelling and pronunciation of any word, at all. No matter … Continue reading »

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