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Aphasia: Loss of language, not intellect

Leaving happy hour tonight with a couple of 40-somethings, I noticed a bumper sticker I had never seen before. “Aphasia: Loss of language, not intellect.” As I’m pushing 70, this appeals to me. I’ve had three brain glitches in my … Continue reading

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I was so much older then

OK, watch out — I’m turning on the bragonater, which is very different than a bullshit detector. There’s nothing I enjoy more than someone practically keeling over when I divulge my age. Today an acquaintance was telling me about a … Continue reading

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Visual Entertainment

I’m a political junkie, always have been, but I have other stuff on my mind. As an aging baby boomer, what I most want is to be a menschette, see my east coast grown-up Brook and Ethan as often as … Continue reading

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The Weight of it

“The Weight of It” by my niece Amy Wilensky chronicles growing up with her sister, Alison ( http://www.amazon.com/Weight-Story-Two-Sisters/dp/0805073124/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1286502400&sr=1-2#reader_0805073124/ref=sr.). I was always so impressed with Amy’s take — it didn’t matter to her that Ali was fat. But it mattered to … Continue reading

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