Keyword: Andrea Doray
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Is now the wrong time to leave Facebook?

On Feb. 14, I posted the following to Facebook: “Hi Friends! I have decided to take a hiatus from Facebook, for a variety of reasons ... weariness chief among them. I’ll be deactivating my … more

The new language of laying low

To our valued customers ….” You’ve probably received emails or letters in the past couple of weeks that start with this language. Most of them follow with assurances such as: “Your health is … more

Work in the age of coronavirus

Have you been asked to work from home for a while, or even for the foreseeable future, given the uncertainly of the coronavirus? Even if this request comes as a surprise, you can work from home … more

Spending the gift that is a leap day

Leap. Leap of faith. Lovers’ leap. Leap to mind, look before you leap, on giant leap for mankind. Great leap forward. Leap frog, quantum leap, leap to conclusions. Leap year, leap month, leap day. … more

Curiosity is a good cue for 2020

Are you curious about 2020? I am. Perhaps you’ve made different and definite New Year’s resolutions for 2020. I never make resolutions, although I do make pledges – mostly to myself – … more

People don’t always say ‘I love you…’

Sometimes it sounds like: “Be safe.” “Did you eat?” “Call me when you get home.” And, “I made this for you.” My sister shared this concept with me recently, and the last one always … more

I’m thankful for my things

“I think the greatest thing about things is they remind you of people.” —Fred Rodgers, as told by Jeanne Marie Laskas in the New York Times Magazine I keep things. I frame things, I hang things … more

Observing International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

A news article from San Diego popped up in my email this weekend: “Man Kills Estranged Wife and 3 Sons.” The subhead – the woman had obtained a restraining order fewer than 24 hours before the … more

I don’t need to win the lottery to provide tender loving attention

As of this writing, the nationwide Powerball jackpot is $60 million. A few years ago, when it had climbed crazily to hundreds of millions, I was asked what kind of car I would buy if I had that kind … more

Blaming one bad call is ... a bad call

You may already know that I’m a bit of a sports fanatic, so fall is full of abundance for me – football, hockey, and more than a passing interest in the World Series this year … I actually … more

(Life) lessons that I try to live by

Life Lesson #343: Always open the yogurt carton away from you. Life Lesson #122: If you get dressed before you brush your teeth, you will get little white spots all over your clothes. These are a … more
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