Age, per se, need not be an impediment

By Frances Kolarek — Tita, my 98-year-old friend who lives in an historic house on 30 acres in rural Virginia, writes: “ I love my house and am happy here with my little garden in which I grow quite a lot of vegetables. As long as nothing disrupts the routine, all is well. “My biggest […]

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Change — It Hurts

By Frances Kolarek — In the 1930s—a time when streetcars crisscrossed Washington, D.C., and government workers poured out of their offices at 4:30 sharp—boys with bundles of newspapers hot off the press roamed the streetcar platforms and main intersections, hawking their wares. “Papers, getcha paper, ‘King Abdicates.’ Read all about it.” In the District of […]

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