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The Millennium: Hotel Hello’s

Thanksgiving was on its way and I wanted to spend the holiday with my family in all its cozy familiarity. My daughters would not be joining me for the first time ever and I didn’t want to be the token … Continue reading

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Returning to the place of my familiar

I’ve been in my new home for almost five months now and every day is a new adventure for both my soul and my physical being. The soil beneath my feet when I walk the trails at Chautauqua has become … Continue reading

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A different kind of Thanksgiving

I grew up with chaotic and crazy Thanksgivings. The ads you see on television with tables perfectly set, everyone dressed in elegant clothing and a seat for everyone? This was not my Thanksgiving. No, my Thanksgiving involved seating for everyone anywhere in my Grandmother’s house that didn’t have a bed or a toilet in the room, too many people, arguments over who got the leg….and I mean full-fledged arguments, and mismatched, everyday plating. I sat in the ‘kid’s room’ until I was well over 18, and though I feigned disdain, Continue reading

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