Tag Archives: housekeeping

Restraining Order

I never knew how much restraint I had until spontaneously, inviting a woman I know over for tea. She’s my age, a wife and mother, raised by decent parents with probably fewer vices than mine, yet her manners rival an … Continue reading

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Tightening Your Prada Belt

This is not about losing weight though I am pretty lean these days. I’m referring to spending less if less is coming in. I wrote an essay (Home Economics) concerning my latest attempt at balancing the budget. I’d probably have … Continue reading

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