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Saving Samantha—the Lost Legacy

We met her in a restaurant in St. Petersburg.  The weather was mild for February—just warm enough to eat dinner in the open air, if we had a heater nearby.  People-watching comes at a premium at these sidewalk tables. As we ate, Samantha caught our attention.  She bustled about from table to  »  Read More

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Write a Letter to Your 80 Year Old Self

My son came home from college and told me about his gerontology class assignment.  Write a letter to your 80 year old self! Imagine that it’s your 80th birthday—what letter would you write?  What advice would you have?  What hobbies and interests would you have cultivated?  What subjects  »  Read More

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Why Do I Write About Family Legacy?

Sometimes people ask me, “Why do you write about family legacy?” When people think about family legacy, they tend to think about rich people, money and cumbersome estate documents. But that’s not what legacy means.  My own  »  Read More

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