My dad has dementia so, in addition to my introspection on mortality these days, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it must feel like to have had a li…
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The way I feel about CDC’s new mask update is similar to how I feel about my eagerly-waited spring ritual of moving my jackets and coats from our mudro…
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I love eating. Some of my best friendships were sparked by our mutual love of eating. And, having a multi-cultural family originating from Spain and Ko…
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Here is a little quiz for you. Do you know what the following countries have in common: New Guinea, Suriname, a few South Pacific island nations and th…
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I had a very random and minor concussion a few days ago, which has given me a convenient excuse to lay off the screens and take lots of naps. This “gif…
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This past weekend was my birthday. FORTY EIGHT. My daughter made me a delicious triple decker chocolate cake (from scratch!). She even put on a “4” and…
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I got married and lived in Spain for a few years. And, believe you me, it’s a country that takes its siesta seriously. I used to think it was a myth or…
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As I’m scrambling to come to terms with the tragedy in Boulder, I still haven’t fully processed what happened in Atlanta last week. Part of the reason …
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There is this annoying and stereotypical image of girls and women always shopping together (or a group trip to the bathroom at bars and restaurants). I…
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One of my kids’ birthday is in mid-March, so I have a distinct memory of having to cancel his party at home last year because of the pandemic lockdown.…
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About a year ago, I went to a local urgent care with a minor skin issue (so minor that I can’t even remember now what it was for). As I walked up to th…
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When I was at my law firm (or at any of my subsequent corporate jobs), no one told me that I should put makeup on (or get my hair done) for my headshot…
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