Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Ben Folds and Me

I recently had a notion to see singer songwriter Ben Folds when I learned he was coming to my city. I’ve liked him for years for his catchy, clever, sometimes dark, and quirky pop tunes. But I respect him even more for his … Continue reading

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My job since widowhood — my salvation

Many middle-aged widows are employed when their spouse dies. It’s a curse and a blessing. The curse: If they have an employer, they get maybe a couple weeks off to immerse themselves in grief before heading back to work, yet, … Continue reading

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