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A Birthday Thank You

  Once again, it’s Howard’s birthday.  He would be 65 years old today. Which means he’d be eligible for all sorts of goodies by now.  His AARP membership would be in good standing, Medicare and Social Security would have kicked in and ...

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Posted on: May 17th, 2015 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 7 Comments

Downsizing Treasures

You just never know what you'll find in those boxes of memorabilia. I just got this from the wife of an old friend of Howard's (like the kind of old friend you shared a playpen with).  It's something Howard wrote, dated ...

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Posted on: October 29th, 2014 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 2 Comments

Auntie Ursula

The oddest things occur to a person when driving.  For instance, I was just minding my own business, picking up some groceries, when it hit me like a flash.  Howard’s and my great aunt, Ann, was an Ursula doppelganger.  Coincidence?  ...

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Posted on: March 28th, 2013 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie 2 Comments

A Cape May Weekend

Since it’s vacation time right about now, I figured I’d tell you a vacation story. Cape May, New Jersey prides itself on its painted ladies -- Victorian homes and guest houses with froofrooed details and counterintuitive color combinations that all but ...

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Posted on: June 13th, 2011 by Sarah Ashman Gillespie No Comments