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Back to the Garden by
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Prompted By Woodstock

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"We are stardust, we are golden, we are billion year old carbon."
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The Great British Heritage Mystery by
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Prompted By Genealogy

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Turns out I was "only" 94% eastern European Jewish ...
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A New Normal Neighborhood by
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Prompted By Neighbors

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Outside my bay window I can see a parade of saris, hijabs, turbans, baseball caps, blue jeans, you name it.
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Bored Among the Crowds by
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Prompted By Boredom

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This story is something of a confession: I have had memorable episodes of boredom when I've been around other people ...
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From Earth Dust to Moon Dust by
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Prompted By Moon Landing

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She kept saying in her combination of Yiddish and English, "I can't believe they are walking on the moon."
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Tomes Against the Tides by
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Prompted By Beach Reads

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I'll never forget the syllabus for that summer Russian literature class, which included War and Peace, Anna Karenina, The Brothers Karamazov, Crime and Punishment, plus some stories by Pushkin, Gogol, and Chekov.
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Mosquito Magnet by
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Prompted By Fireworks

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Every 4th of July I spent in New Jersey I became exceptionally popular. This one time a year, everyone wanted me to be part of their group ...
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Algorithms Never Lie by
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Prompted By Honesty

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What's scary is how computer algorithms, AI, and all our technology can take data that is perfectly true and turn it into "facts" that are frighteningly false.
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Cruising with the Flu (Hot, Hot, Hot) by
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Prompted By Honeymoon

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If I still was feverish, I couldn't tell once we went outside in the steamy Caribbean.
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My lunch with Omar Sharif by
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Prompted By First Dates

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He said, "I look like Omar Sharif." I thought, "...yeah, and I look like Michelle Pfeiffer."
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