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Wild Flowers

Posted by Sally Franz

I am on a kick of looking at how we humans agree to certain classifications. No matter what your background, […]


Shut the Door

Posted by Jane Farrell

When I was growing up, my parents had a dishwasher – a rare occurrence in our working-class neighborhood. They had […]

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Blood Lines

Posted by Sally Franz

You know that kid in Biology who loved to prick everyone’s finger to get that drop of blood for the […]


My Grands

My grandchildren have been on my mind almost constantly of late. I am sad and happy. Sad, because Friday was the […]


Perimenopause: Hold the Date

Posted by Ellen Dolgen

Event: Perimenopause Location: Perimenopause is located in your head (mental/emotional symptoms) and below your head (physical symptoms). Start time:  Usually when you […]


A Quantum Leap

Posted by Sally Franz

I have been on a riff about how people organize themselves into professional and interest groups. Just to remind myself […]

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Weight Management

Posted by Darcy Thiel

If you’ve known me for a while, you know I’ve struggled with my weight most of my life. I look […]


Time Off

Posted by Donna Ryan

The airport was crowded with travelers the day I was returning from a family visit to New York. As I […]


Lawn Mower Blues

Posted by Jane Farrell

I never liked Joni Mitchell all that much, but I worship the title of her 1975 album: The Hissing of […]