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Thanksgiving Myths

Like clockwork each November, school children across the country wear capotains with faux buckles (although Pilgrim hats didn’t have buckles) or dress as Wampanoags...

The Two Faces of January

Beginnings … endings. Forward … backward. Comings … goings. These contrasts are why we have January, named after a god whose two faces and...

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors…

Some say good fences make good neighbors. There might be some truth to this adage, used by Robert Frost in “Mending Wall,” but, in...

Downsizing an Empty Nest

While raising children, couples often move to larger houses with more space, multiple rooms and big backyards. But once the kids leave, many parents...

Go With the Flow

Nearly 500 years ago, philosopher Francis Bacon penned a notable phrase about finding alternatives. And it could apply – with a twist – to...

Cashing in on Bloody Beginnings

Valentine’s Day as we know it can be traced to two martyrs, a famous poet and American capitalism. The Valentines – one a Roman priest,...

The Clutter-Free Retiree

Retirement can welcome a new lifestyle with more time for traveling and hobbies. Older adults might downsize their homes, move into retirement communities or...

Decluttering: The 20-Something Purge

  Clutter is a mix of treasures, paraphernalia, multiples of identical/similar objects and junk from and in our lives. Most of us have clutter in...

Keeping Christmas Trees Fresh

Christmas is just around the corner and many families have begun the quest for the perfect tree to bring home and decorate for the...

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