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That's LifeUpdated 12:00 a.m., Sun June 16, 2013
I had to decide whether to write about butchering my azaleas or Father’s Day. I write about my mother all the time, but my dad I only mention from time to time. He likes it that way. But I don’t want people to get the impression that I’m not close to him or that he’s not a great father. It’s just the opposite, really. I’ll never forget a relative saying to me one time, “You think your dad is perfect.” Why, yes, I do. I can’t help it if he’s one of those people who is universally liked by everyone who meets him. He has one of those humble personalities, too. I’ve nev... READ MORE
On impulse, I joined an online decorating-dilemma discussion group. I have been trying to decide on a kitchen backsplash for weeks, and I’m getting nowhere. I quickly posted my problem, and I called it A Tale of Two Tiles — Help! (I thought my take-off on A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens might attract attention.) My hunter-green laminate countertops are history, and now I have nice, quartz countertops, but the walls behind th...