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Janice Lindsay discusses the importance of writing your own personal history.

Personal history procrastinator

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer May is Personal History Awareness Month. You might ask, “Who decided that?” I find no definitive answer. But somebody thought it...
Janice Lindsay discusses the importance of writing your own personal history.

In search of a piece of toast

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Hopeful Consumer Lady needed a new toaster. She thought this would be easy. She splurged for a nifty-sounding high-tech model from...
Janice Lindsay discusses the importance of writing your own personal history.

Love of the news-on-paper

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer This month marks thirty years since I began writing a freelance column for a local weekly newspaper from my home...
Janice Lindsay discusses the importance of writing your own personal history.

The courage to begin

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Pia the young osprey perched at the edge of a massive nest constructed atop a pole on an island in...
Janice Lindsay discusses the importance of writing your own personal history.

Time for a spot of tea

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer One cold dark morning, in spite of everything, I woke up. The news of the world was disturbing. Wars and suffering....
Janice Lindsay discusses the importance of writing your own personal history.

Peace. Love. Ukulele.

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer If more people played the ukulele, this old world might be a more peaceful place. When I decided to learn the...
Janice Lindsay discusses the importance of writing your own personal history.

Always one more (weird) thing

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Is something awry in the atmosphere? Or is it me? First, the track pad on my new laptop quit.  I also use...
Bill Levine with his friend Lee, to whom he passed on a job opportunity that was a perfect match for him.

With a little help from our friends

By Bill Levine, Contributing Writer REGION - My childhood friend’s 70th birthday party was basically a boys’ night out at his house. Our octet of...
Janice Lindsay discusses the importance of writing your own personal history.

Evil plastic thingies and other modern conveniences

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer When faced with a major life crisis, most of us rally. We face it, figure out what to do, and...
Janice Lindsay discusses the importance of writing your own personal history.

Back-to-school envy

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Do other grown-ups gaze longingly at the “School Supplies” store shelves at this time of year?   All those lovely blank notebooks...