Monthly Archive for November, 2010

: November, 2010

Sidelined by a cold

OK, so maybe I just have a cold and congestion, but I am rarely sick and it is during these times that I appreciate my good health. It is also during these times that I miss those days of being
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Help the Bridgeport Rescue Mission

One of the best things I did for myself recently was to clean out my clothes closets. Lightening the load feels really good. After everything was boxed or bagged, I donated the no-longer-wanted
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Dad’s Thanksgiving Day poem

One Thanksgiving many years ago, my father penned the following poem. Usually, poetry was left to my mother, who also always had a penchant for finding the right sentiment for any occasion, some of it
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A treat for Blake fans

I am a tennis groupie. I make no apologies for it. One of my greatest joys is to watch tennis tournaments. Throughout the season, I sit in front of my television rooting for my favorite players. Among
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Start the season out right – be an elf

As a way to help obtain donations for Operation Hope’s Food Pantry, state Rep. Tony Hwang, R-134, and Leo Redgate, founder and president of the Community Theatre Foundation, will host the showing of
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A Gem on Pequot Avenue

When my mother was growing up in Southport back in the 1930s and ’40s she visited the Pequot Library on a regular basis. She and her family lived in a white two-story house on the Old Post Road (where
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Oh no, it’s flu season!

It is that time of year again. Flu season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone as an important step toward protection. The vaccine will provide
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Have a conversation about education

The United Way of Coastal Fairfield County wants to talk to you. On Thursday, Nov. 18, the United Way will conduct a “Community Conversation on Education” from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Connecticut Audubon
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“A Night of Music” an important charity benefit

Fairfielders Keith Lebo and Jim DeSantie, both of whom died of pancreatic cancer within a year of each other, will be honored at a benefit concert on Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Westport Country
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Help stock the pantry shelves

In 2009, Operation Hope of Fairfield provided 137,000 meals to people in need. But according to new studies and reports, the number of people needing a helping hand with putting food on the table has
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