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(RE)UNION SOLDIERS: A WEEK OF PARTIAL RECALL

(RE)UNION SOLDIERS: A WEEK OF PARTIAL RECALL

Two weeks ago I attended two reunions with Cynthia Larsen (whom I’ve coyly referred to as my OSSO—oh-so-significant-other—for entirely too long): (a) an annual two-day event with my high school theatre buddies; and (b) her three-day, 50-year high school reunion.

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Of Windbreakers and Dads: A Survival Tale

Of Windbreakers and Dads: A Survival Tale

My older brothers and I used to wonder what it would be like if our mom died before our dad. We agreed that unlike our resilient and social mom, (who would outlive him by about 30 years), our dad would be a little old man shuffling around a Sears store on a Saturday, wearing his tan London Fog windbreaker (with red plaid lining and cigarette holes), dark blue chinos and avocado green deck shoes.

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Full (Or Empty) Freeways Ramp Up (Or Down) Thanks To Covid

Full (Or Empty) Freeways Ramp Up (Or Down) Thanks To Covid

Julie Virga tells me she’s noticed that since COVID changed our way of life, she has the freeways all to herself during the week (everyone’s working at home) but almost certainly encounters gridlock there on the weekends, when everyone is stir-crazy and desperate to go somewhere, anywhere.

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Kevin Ferreira Boosts Unions and Youth

Kevin Ferreira Boosts Unions and Youth

While the slogan for Delta Airlines is “We’re ready when you are,” the mega-carrier apparently thinks you should get ready a bit faster—especially if you’re taking up space for more than three hours in their “club lounge.”

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