THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED

Every day, since I moved to the Bay Area, I follow the winding road that passes in front of my home down one of the hills of Oakland until where ...

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SO THIS IS WHERE WE ARE…

SO THIS IS WHERE WE ARE…

This month’s Living Colorfully column, written in early April for Montclair Living magazine, seems quite optimistic in its vision for the future...

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WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

While waiting for the FBI to get back to me, I read an article a friend posted, “5 Reasons Women over 50 Should Start Something Big and New”.

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MAKING TIME FOR THE RANDOM

MAKING TIME FOR THE RANDOM

So… here we are in January once again!Each time a new year begins, I, like most people, find myself filled with lots of energy, optimism and plan...

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THE YEAR’S CLOSE

THE YEAR’S CLOSE

Halfway through December, I am once again mystified as to how it arrived so quickly. Each passing year seems to trim days into hours, and leaves ...

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THE LIST

THE LIST

At the end of the month, just 69 days after spending three weeks with family on the East Coast, I am heading back for another visit. Wish me luck...

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THE DIVIDING LINE

THE DIVIDING LINE

I used to think that the dividing line between youth and advanced age was taste in music. Now, as I scoot my cart down the aisles...

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REDEFINING AQUAMARINE

REDEFINING AQUAMARINE

Derived from the Latin words aqua marinus, meaning “water of the sea,” aquamarine is a beryl that ranges from the almost clear blue green...

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