Two Great Loves in One Lifetime

I lost count of the eulogies at the funeral yesterday for David Hollander, my friend Phyllis’ 93 year-old father. If the family hadn’t ¬†given specific orders to limit the remarks, the funeral would have probably extended much longer than the hour-and-a-half. What made David Hollander such an amazing man? Something quite simple and yet very profound: he was happy with his lot, always had a smile on his face, and made you feel like the most important person in the world.

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Blanche’s Eulogy: Dating Lessons Learned

My cell phone vibrated on my dresser yesterday morning, waking me from a fitful sleep. It was 7:45 AM on a Sunday, and I had slept only a few hours. Glancing at the missed caller’s ID, I wondered, “Why is my ex-husband calling me so early?”. If it was important, he’d call back, so I jumped into the shower to help wake me up. Sipping my morning latte, still wrapped in a robe, hair dripping wet, I heard the doorbell ring. 8:00 AM: who could that be?

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