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A calculating lover

A calculating lover

My uncle Nick is a highly respected life actuary. Normally you would not want to get seated beside one at a dinner party (“so, you predict death for a living…FASCINATING!”). But Nick is a ton of fun. He can tell a joke like it’s nobody’s…

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Stand by your man?

Stand by your man?

Too many people are feeling sorry for Huma Abedin, the wife of ex-Congressman and current New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner. Mr. Weiner was first disgraced a couple years ago for sexting with someone other than his wife. If that wasn’t enough of a knucklehead…

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May-December romance: Should we care if he’s not in it for the conversation?

May-December romance: Should we care if he’s not in it for the conversation?

Annie Hall was on TV the other night. I have seen this movie classic about 28 times but it still cracks me up. As funny as Woody Allen is in character, I find him way more intriguing in real life. Take his marriage to Soon-Yi…

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Jessie’s Boy

Jessie’s Boy

I bought my husband the funniest New Yorker cartoon birthday card. A middle-aged guy is hunched over on the edge of a bed in a hotel room speaking to his wife on the phone.  It is late at night, he is still in his shirt…

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Not on the same page

Not on the same page

The New York Times arrives every Sunday. I madly rifle through all the sections in search of the only one that matters. Sunday Styles. And, it’s not even the entire section that I crave with the frenzy of a meth addict. My weekly fix is…

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Should there be a participation medal for marriage?

Should there be a participation medal for marriage?

I read a heart-warming story in the Toronto Star earlier this year about a couple Flo, 89, and Willem, 94. They were about to celebrate seventy years of marriage at the same church where they were married in 1941. Reading their story made me smile….

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Mike and Mildred visit their accountant

Mike and Mildred visit their accountant

I was perusing my accountant Don’s blog the other day. In addition to being a whip-smart numbers guy who always manages to get me money back on my taxes, he also acts as a pseudo marriage counselor to my husband John and me. Like many…

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