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An Organized Library: A Labor of Love

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There is something about organizing my library that feels like putting my mind in order. Not so much my mind as my memories. Holding a book and turning it over in my hands, I recall the story, the characters, or sometimes just the message that it imparted. It is probably yet another…By Jeanne|
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On Golfing and Writing

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If I look back at the woman I was twenty years ago… I never thought I’d love golf. I also never thought about the day I’d be staring into my sixth decade on the planet. When you are in your thirties, it’s hard to find joy in a slower tempo. In the same way yoga didn’t…By Jeanne|
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Back on Campus – School Stories

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You've probably seen all the photos on Facebook and Instagram – it's graduation season and I can't believe how my friends' children are growing up! Graduations mark a big accomplishment for students as well as parents. Whether its high school or college, it is monumental to have…By Jeanne|
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Thirty Day Challenges- Life as a Laboratory

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Thirty days is the perfect amount of time to experiment with something new and different. How often do we look back at a month or four weeks and think, “Where did it go?” Thirty days is a long enough period of time to really accomplish something, while its short enough to convince…By Jeanne|
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In Preparation for Passover

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We hosted our first Seder as newlyweds in Cincinnati with other transplant friends, and later in our walk-up on Hancock Street in Boston when our kids were little. On Hancock Street, we’d gather snugly around a dining-room table (which now serves as a kitchen table in our current…By Jeanne|
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The Nine

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Very excited that my second novel, The Nine, will be released by She Writes Press in the Spring of 2019. Attached is a Spotify playlist to get you in the frame of mind.By Jeanne|
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The Nine

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