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Don’t ‘Live Down’ to Your Family’s Expectations

(In the photo, see anyone who stands out as ‘different’?  She most definitely was.  But the others in her family of origin deemed her a ‘freak.’) We hear it all the time:  One’s family of origin dictates the path in … Continue reading

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They Call Our Home ‘Gramland’

 To the right are our 3 Caballeros (littlest one’s wearing Grammy’s wide-brimmed hat), climbing on a rail looking into the penguin pool at Roger Williams Zoo  in Providence, Rhode Island. I thought of commissioning a sign to put out by the road, signaling one’s approach to … Continue reading

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Mom and I ‘Do a Little Italian’

I couldn’t find any photos of the Spaghetti House (long gone from Providence), but here’s a place for divine bread–Seven Stars Bakery, at two locations in Providence, Rhode Island, on Hope Street and Broadway. I grew up in the milltown … Continue reading

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