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A Hard Day’s Night

by Cindy Phillips updated Wed, Oct 19, 2011 07:50 AM I read the news today, oh boy. Paul McCartney wed Nancy Shevell. I have to admit, here I am 57 years old and I actually felt my heart drop a […]

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Getting Less Trashy

by Cindy Phillips updated Tue, Sep 20, 2011 10:01 AM I am very familiar with the sound of a dumpster being emptied. At our business in Vermont, the living quarters are directly above the dumpster pad. Where I stay in […]

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They taught our children well

By Cindy Phillips updated Fri, Jun 27, 2014 11:03 AM Schools are letting out for the summer and I expect for most teachers, it can’t come soon enough. Violence in schools has become far too common an occurrence. It wasn’t […]

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It happens to the best of us

By Cindy Phillips updated Wed, Apr 30, 2014 11:12 PM A friend recently referred to me as “a nostalgic old fool.” I wasn’t insulted. For a Boomer it’s pretty much our right of passage. As we close in on the […]

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You Can’t Wash Away Spirit

by Cindy Phillips updated Mon, Sep 5, 2011 12:22 PM We baby boomers are a resilient bunch. Many of us were raised by parents who survived the Great Depression. They found ways to feed their families and keep a roof over […]

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When Does My Hair Turn Blue?

By Cindy Phillips updated Wed, Mar 21, 2012 10:22 AM Daylight savings time is wreaking havoc with my body clock. I was in a nice routine of waking up 10 minutes before my alarm chimed at 6 a.m. But since […]

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