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Attitude Adjustment

A Diamond in the Dust

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditAs many of you know I recently exchanged my Manhattan apartment of twenty-six years for a home in the country ninety miles north of the city.  The move was a lesson in learning to let go. It was also a test of perseverance. Some time ago I lost a small diamond stud. It was never found, and I am convinced it lay somewhere in my apartment. As we packed, I repeated to my husband, David, “Be careful what you move or throw out. Maybe we’ll find the diamond.” It was a needle in the haystack thought given the amount […]

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How Can You Miss Me When You Never See Me?

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditMy husband and I are packing up my one bedroom Manhattan rent stabilized apartment that I’ve lived in for twenty-six years. (Stop! If you live in New York City you may feel you’ve hit apartment pay dirt. My announcing I am giving up a rent stabilized Manhattan apartment is better than trolling the obituaries to see who has died.) We are only moving to our home in the country just 90 minutes away, and I fully expect to be in and out of the city on a regular basis. But, I can’t believe how many people are telling me […]

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Do You Need an Internet Intervention?

Share this…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailYummlyDiggPinterestRedditAmericans aged 18 -64 are spending an average of 3.2 hours a day using social networks according to a recent study  http://www.marketingcharts.com/wp/online/social-networking-eats-up-3-hours-per-day-for-the-average-american-user-26049/ I find it unsettling that people are spending more time connected with each other online than in person. While I enjoy interacting with my friends on Facebook and have been reconnected with old acquaintances, I am starting to feel disconnected in other ways and have found myself exhibiting some unhealthy habits. Here are 10 signs you need may need an internet intervention: 1. Your iPad gets more attention in bed than your spouse. 2. Your meals become […]

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