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Fading Lights

I have just one weekend with my husband-who-travels-a lot and his mother in San Diego, her home. To simplify things, I agree to just go along for the ride. You’ll see why. We shall call him “Lars,” the man I married 25 years ago after being set up by my […]

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Grand Fenn Allies

The interstate highway system was designed by Eisenhower, my middle-school son told me many years ago, to create a place to land airplanes should our cold war enemies succeed in blowing up our airports. Hmm. I looked it up. Not too far from the truth. According to the National Archives […]

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Grand Fenn Allies

The interstate highway system was designed by Eisenhower, my middle-school son told me many years ago, to create a place to land airplanes should our cold war enemies succeed in blowing up our airports. Hmm. I looked it up. Not too far from the truth. According to the National Archives […]

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Access to the Top

Ask any band kid, “Who is Jamey Aebersold?” Every band kid worth his or her spit will offer some form of the answer: “He’s the music book guy.” The guy who invented the play-along, a way for students to have a back-up band without actually having to round up a […]