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Blue Skies, Dark Clouds

Walking east past the apartments, on my way to the library, I relished the day: low 70s, a brilliant blue sky, scudding white clouds. When I’d seen the mountains that morning, the high country gleamed with bright first snow, an … Continue reading

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Introvert to Extrovert, The Great Divide

Dear extroverts, I do love you, let’s get that straight at the top. (That means you, Judy Weaver.) I’ve always assumed there was a 50-50 divide between us and have just learned there are more of you than there are … Continue reading

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Why I Keep Falling in Love with People No Matter How Often They Disappoint Me

Because the scruffy guy I was nervous about at the ATM runs to return the credit card I dropped. Because stranded on a frozen subway platform with my daughter, completely lost, I hear a clap of hands. “O.K. where’s the … Continue reading

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My Obamacare Story

In the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) first year, my doctor called me for my free annual preventive care exam. A pleasant surprise. I’d gone from employer-provided health care coverage to having it through my retirement program and Medicare. I was … Continue reading

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