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Carol Marino: Good News

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Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
My kind of heaven

Having lost two family members in less than six months recently, (my mother and oldest brother) naturally, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about death.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
If it’s Tuesday it must be poblanos

Those who know me well know one of my summer pastimes is roasting peppers — lots of peppers.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
To Zoom or not to Zoom

A couple of weeks ago my high school senior class had a reunion — a Zoom reunion.

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Adventure on the high seas

Last week I found a curious email in my inbox at work with my brother’s name in the subject line followed by the words “Brigantine Romance.”

Updated 2 months ago
Border business a bit bewildering

Three years ago I went on the shortest-ever shopping trip to Canada — around 30 minutes.

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Travels with Chet

Back in the summer of 1977 while I was in college and my brother Steve was in his first year of grad school, our dad wanted to “test drive” a 40-foot Winnebago to see if RVing was the kind of thing he’d enjoy in ...

Updated 3 months ago
A life well-lived, and left well

In mid-March my 93-year-old mother, who had so far lived independently in her own home in Cincinnati, was hospitalized. Though I made the 911 call due to her severe back pain (incurred while folding bedsheets) it...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Everything’s ‘just ducky’

In the wake of a global pandemic, protests and political pandemonium, my recent forays to do some springtime birdwatching have provided me with a much welcome respite.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
A day well spent playing with pasta dough

There’s been no dearth of fresh eggs in our fridge the past several weeks thanks to our generous neighbors and their healthy henhouse.

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
My decade of dance aerobics

One of the instructors at my gym recently resurrected her old dance aerobics class — 2000s-era music and moves — for a Saturday morning class. I decided it would be fun to go, having been “into” dance aerobics fo...