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From Zaharias to Ledecky

In my lifetime, the idea of women participating in ( often professional) sports as an individual or team took off. In my opinion, the first woman to demonstrate such a direction could be taken was Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias. She … Continue reading

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Just for Laughs, 2

I posted my first “Just For Laughs” article on March 31. This is the second such article featuring samples of cartoons from The New Yorker magazine.                        

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Sgt. Pepper: Why So Popular?

By 1966, The Beatles were tired of touring and the quality of their musicianship had deteriorated. During a performance in Japan, their audience was polite and restrained. The Fab Four could hear their own voices as they performed, a rareity. … Continue reading

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Dog Owner’s T-shirts

This is my fourth consecutive article about dogs. The first three described the dogs we’ve had in our lives –and how they made our lives more complete. Here are some dog themed T-shirts I’ve come across on a variety of … Continue reading

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Dog Stories: Angus,Jake, Luna = Part 3

Once again, time passed and we grieved. Once again, we knew we loved and needed a dog in our lives. We were better people in such an arrangement. We went through another rescue organization and the result was different this … Continue reading

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Dog Stories: Angus, Jake, Luna = Part 2

Months passed. Friends asked us if we’d get another dog. We knew the answer, but “when” was the important question. No one would replace Angus. He would be part of us forever. But perhaps someone else could add to our … Continue reading

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Dog Stories: Angus, Jake, Luna

I never had pets as a kid. Instead, I had allergies. Dogs and cats were off limits for me, just like chocolate and wool. But no one in my neighborhood had pets. So, being pet-less was not a concern. That’s … Continue reading

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