Expect the Unexpected

  The living room soon contained box upon box stacked in a neat pile.  The sense of comfort and hominess that the room once brought Joe (and his family) was lessening with each passing minute.  The realtor mentioned that someone was coming by to look at the place some time later that morning.  It would …

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In Spite of Myself

How many times in life have you switched allegiances with respect to various things? I am talking about everything from product brands to food tastes to sports teams to hairstylists to political parties or religious affiliations and everything else in between. Maybe the better question is whether or not you have actually admitted to others …

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The Not So Symbiotic Nature of Marriage

Yesterday, I had a conversation with a longtime friend of mine, only to discover that she and her recent ex-husband are unfortunately at odds over many things necessitating an ensuing court case to settle their differences.  Three young boys are involved.  Since Christmas, I have heard of two other marriage split-ups; one wherein adultery broke …

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