Monthly Archives: May 2014

Widowhood and entertaining solo

Tom and I had dozens of parties; some crazier than others. Most of them had themes, which often were Tom’s creations. He had a knack for coming up with party ideas and successfully executing them. I was his sidekick and … Continue reading

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Losing my religion

In the last couple years, I’ve read stacks of books, articles and blogs on losing a loved one, grieving and dealing with severe illness. Among those on grief: Joan Didion’s “The Year of Magical Thinking,” “A Grief Observed” by C.S. … Continue reading

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My wonderful world of women friends

What would I do without my girlfriends? They have always been very important, and I put considerable effort into keeping lifelong pals along with cultivating new ones as I’ve moved through my adult life. But at no time have my … Continue reading

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