Wednesday, July 28 2021 - 8:29 AM

Marion Tickner

writes from New York.

Another Way to Entertain

handing bag to someone

Rachel called the other day, saying something that I couldn’t quite understand. Rachel is an Indian friend, and sometimes I have difficulty understanding her accent …

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Happy Holidays

Lady looking out window

I brought in the mail, a handful of letters looking for donations, some with free Christmas cards. Usually, the cards have pretty pictures with the …

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In the Path of a Storm

The date was July 8, 2014. A reverse 911 call came through with tornado warnings. A tornado? I’ve seen results of tornadoes in the news, but …

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Snow Days

Was that snowstorm my fault? When everything closed shop and we were told to stay home, I told my niece that I’m treating it as …

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Thankful to Be Alive

One beautiful autumn morning my husband and I traveled along the New York State Thruway, listening to music on cassettes rather than chatting. The year …

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The Right Thing

A wild snowstorm swept through the area one Sunday in January. Almost everything else were closed and we were alerted to stay off the streets. …

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