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From Shore to Shore

The secret is out.  In a former life, I raced sailboats…reluctantly of course. It was a rite of passage that came with marriage. Racing a Snipe-class boat (13 ft.)  in the Atlantic Ocean seemed the least I could do for a future husband who loved to sail.  Weaker hearts might have remained single.  As it […]

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The House I Lived In

I grew up in a 100-year old, 13-room White Elephant that was boarded up for years after World War Two. It was the kind of shingled house one might find in the Hampton’s, but this one was in Bayswater, a part of the Rockaway’s that once was a summer getaway for prominent families. What made me […]

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