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“Ingratitude”: New Twist on an Old List

(I never owned a boat…Positive:  I never need maintain or repair one, either.  Here’s one on Salt Pond, Martha’s Vineyard.  Photo:  CKMellor)  Make an “Ingratitude List”…and ‘Turn It Around’ Oh, everyone talks about it as if it’s ‘the’ thing to do: Make a … Continue reading

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“Never Gender-Profile Your Doctor”

(Picture to right is of Otolaryngologists–specialists in ear, nose, and throat–ENT doctors, performing a procedure.) It happened 25 years ago and I never forgot it. I’d been in the forefront of women’s consciousness-raising; I recognized that women had been professionally … Continue reading

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“Sister Wives”: Mass Manipulation?

Picture worth a thousand words? Does Meri’s smile appear ‘real’ (she’s the one in background)? Photo TLC The couple frolic in the surf….they enjoy a romantic dinner for two. The vacation is a present to themselves, in celebration of their … Continue reading

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