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The First of the Lasts: Preparing for an Empty Nest

As the last of the firsts and the first of the lasts approach, Lynn Cobb remembers it all – through her dining room table. Read more from Lynn on her blog, Midlife Random Ramblings . Our dining table is a disaster. We bought it twenty years ago, when our family expanded from four to six. It has …

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Period Piece – Tales from the Girl’s Room

No, this isn’t going to be about punctuation. Nor does it have anything to do with history.  It’s about that other kind of period. The one that I was so excited about before it started. The one I couldn’t wait to get. I was practically hopping up and down, waiting for this undeniable sign of womanhood. I …

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The Suburbia of My Childhood

The childhood of the sixties and seventies was vastly different than childhood is now. Marcia Kester Doyle waxes nostalgic…mostly. Read more from Marcia on her blog, Menopausal Mother.   We’re known as the “Baby Boomer” generation, but I prefer to think of people my age as the “Live and Learn” generation. We threw caution to …

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