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The Neighbor Who Stole My Dreams

Not long ago, I made reference to an incident from my past which I rather sarcastically called my ‘little bedtime story’ and which some of you expressed an interest in reading.  I promised to write about it in a post … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving ‘Happy Birthday’ Baby

Thanksgiving was a non-event for me when we first moved to America.  As a Brit, this holiday isn’t on the calendar and not one that we celebrate since, after all, it was from our country that the pilgrims fled, so … Continue reading

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