I’ve already written about new year resolutions. Here’s a re-start, a new start, and – hopefully – not a false start.

After about a dozen years’ hiatus, I’ve returned to volunteerism with a non-profit called Working Wardrobes.

I’ve always been a bit of a clothes horse, particularly a lover of shoes.… ...

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It’s better to rust out than to fade away.

What does that line suggest to you, Constant Reader? (I look forward to your comments) If you, too, have celebrated a significant birthday recently perhaps you can relate.

Apparently several of our longtime friends spent the holiday break combing through old photos albums and felt the need to excise some and forward them to us, showing us proof of the way we were.… ...

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Last year I flew to Indiana twice. One time the air travel was bumpy. The other time it was not.

Interestingly, the first trip went smoothly, serenely between the plane there and the plane ride back…

Conversely, the second trip’s air miles were smooth, while the time with family and friends was fraught.… ...

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Though I’m Irish, with an apparently innate tendency to story tell and drink…

this post is not to disparage salad, but to praise it as metaphor.

First of all, salads have more complexity and varieties than drink. Don’t challenge me on that statement, just go along with the theme.… ...

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I wore Estee Lauder lipstick for years. The color was Spiced Cider. Women loved it and complimented it universally. My husband never said a word.

He just kissed me 😎 Who was I to complain?

Colorful lips were useful in my career as a speech-language pathologist.… ...

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“We tell ourselves stories in order to live.”

Joan Didion’s famed opening line resounded the air as I took my first step into the slot canyon. I hoped I’d survive to tell this story. We’d read, in a Nat Geo article, that the walk in/out of Petra was four miles and I had a gimp.… ...

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New Year’s Resolutions, Version 1.0 – here goes nothing (wink-wink)

Last year I flew to Indiana twice. One time the travel was bumpy. The other time it was not.

Interestingly, the first trip went smoothly, serenely between the plane there and the plane ride back…

Conversely, the second trip’s air miles were smooth, while the time with family and friends was fraught.… ...

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