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Chapter 34: Remembering…..

It used to bother me when, fresh back from NYC, I’d hear my Windy City friends talking about the horror that was September 11 (2001). Maybe it was my youth, or maybe it was because the aftermath – the shock … Continue reading

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Chapter 29: Parenting our Parents

Upon returning from Chicago, where I visited dealt with dad, my boss says the following to me: You, know, Rachael, my friend’s mom said this and I think it has merit: the reason parents become helpless and sick when they … Continue reading

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Chapter 14: Oh, Mr. Rogers – won’t YOU be my neighbor?

I  have the WORST Neighbor Karma on earth….truly – I must have been a HORRIBLE neighbor in a previous life….if those even exist….which I don’t know if I believe, but if so, I was wretched. When living in Chicago, I … Continue reading

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Chapter 7: Thank you for Being a Friend

  Thank you for being a friend. Travel down the road and back again. Your heart is true, you’re a pal and a confidant. And if you threw a party, invited everyone you knew. You would see the biggest gift … Continue reading

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Book Review: How to Raise a Jewish Dog (as told to Ellis Weiner & Barbara Davilman

Let me start by saying: You need not be Jewish (or even know a Jew) to follow this book and create, by their definition: a Jewish Dog. That said, it is MUCH MUCH FUNNIER if you are either Jewish or … Continue reading

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