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Couldn’t Chose One, Also! by
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Prompted By Rewatchable Movies

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Here goes: Dr. Zhivago:  Saw this in college for the first time. Perhaps the last movie I’ve seen that is so long it needs an intermission! Gripping from beginning to end. Saving Private Ryan:  Having been in combat myself, this movie grabs me every time. Mrs. Doubtfire:  Most of our family has watched this so…
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Hats Off! by
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Prompted By Manners

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Take off your hat!
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Kennedy Inauguration Plagiarism? by
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Prompted By Inaugurations

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I’ve enjoyed all of your stories about inaugurations, especially those about JFK’s in 1961. But do you know wherefrom he got his most famous quote? Soon after that fabulous speech, the word started going around in alumni circles of The Choate School that they had heard words like that before. As a fellow alumnus (am…
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I lost to a girl! by
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Prompted By Spelling

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How multi-generational Worths lost their Spelling Bees!
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Christmas Lobsters by
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Prompted By Pandemic Holidays

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How we started our most cherished Christmas tradition!
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The World’s Best Clam Chowder by
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Prompted By Recipes

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The world's best clam chowder
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Snorkel Save by
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Prompted By Close Calls

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Background: In 2006, while on a sailboat charter vacation in the BVI, my wife’s best friend (since childhood), Bonnie, drowned during a snorkeling expedition. My wife and the friend’s boyfriend performed CPR on her friend for 45 minutes before the local medical authority arrived and declared she was dead. This was obviously an extremely traumatic…
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