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Opinion: Spreading the word

Our kitchen renovation required cleaning out several drawers filled with exotic spices, most of which I had never heard of: anardana, advieh, amchoor powder and ajwain, to name a few. (Yes, my wife had...

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Opinion: Schedule desire strong

Blecht. I can’t believe I’m writing this, but I’m so done with summer vacation. It’s true, my friends, June and July haven’t materialized into that magical time of peaceful relaxation that I’ve dreamt about...

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Opinion: The worth of our sentimentality

The purchase of our first home included with it a vintage refrigerator nearly original to the 70-year-old residence. We lovingly referred to it as the DeSoto for its curved top and liberal use of...

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Opinion: Nap town

There is new information on the science of napping. It’s a really big snooze. Once again, research confirms the benefits of the daily siesta. A year or so back, when I had lost interest...

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Opinion: The downsizing problem

The time has come to sell what’s left of the farm and move Mom to a new place in town, and I am pleased to report that everyone seems to approve of the idea....

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Opinion: An explanation of sorts

I received several “hate emails” over a recent column, the one where I was trying to figure out if my 11-year-old had become a brat because of her age or because of competitive dance....