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Independence Day…2017

 The 4th of July makes me think of many things. Cookouts at my Auntie Ida’s, chicken sizzling on the grill. A trash can filled with ice cold Coca-Colas, my mother’s famous potato salad served in a bright green bowl. White … Continue reading

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Salt In My Hair

  I’m on the Staten Island Ferry, a New York treasure, writing on a napkin, a well-worn copy of Pete Hamill’s, Downtown, nestled in my lap. It’s one of the books I read once a year, along with Pride and … Continue reading

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Let Freedom Ring

If you were to ask me what women I admire most, Lady Liberty would be in my top three. As a matter of fact, if it wasn’t so hot I’d be in a robe and tiara myself, not shorts and … Continue reading

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My friend Mary recently got back from a cruise and loved it. She can’t wait to go again. It made me wonder, would I enjoy going on a luxury ocean liner like Mary? After a night of obsessing and surfing … Continue reading

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