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Karma.  I learned  about it a long time ago when I was in college from a co-worker who, when I told her I had been let go from my job ...

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I’ve been having lunch with the same three women nearly every week for the past 12-15 years, depending on which of us you ask. We have all known each other ...

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This Mother’s Day I’ll once again be reminded that I’m a lucky woman. Not everything in my life has gone smoothly – just like everyone else in the world – ...

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In John Irving’s masterpiece “The World According to Garp,” Garp’s youngest child Walt misunderstands when his father warns him to “look out for the undertow,” hearing his words as “look ...

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There was a great piece in the Huffington Post about why your child didn’t get into the college of their dreams. I read it with an enormous sense of relief ...

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When the time came that my children had both gone off to college and I was (finally!) able to do whatever I wanted, I was surprised to discover that I ...

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My husband and I went to the movies last weekend with some very good friends, who brought along their 22 year old daughter. These friends have been part of our ...

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How can it be? How is it possible that my little girl is nearly done with college, and setting sail on a cruise through the Caribbean for her final spring ...

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  He’s had an easy life, but his life hasn’t been easy. Do I contradict myself?  Not really.  While we gave him every bit of support, love, and encouragement two ...

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Living With History02/15/12

 

Our lives are defined by our history. By the time we reach midlife, we can tell our story in a few sentences, summing up the most important things for a ...

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