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Below is a collection of my Tilting at Windmills Column from The East Hampton Press and my other articles.

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Girl Dinner

My Girl Dinner the other night. "Real" Kraft Mac & Cheese I’m going to tell you something that I don’t usually speak of in polite...

We Need a Little Sparkle

My closet, sans-ottoman. When I get an invitation to a party - say, a friend's disco themed 60th birthday party - I want to be the woman...

Exit Plan

Do you ever think about the disposal of your body? In the summer blockbuster movie, “Barbie,” Barbie asks, “Do you guys ever think about...

Salad Days

My salad spinner, in my drainboard. Whenever I make a salad, I have only one thought: I hate the salad spinner. I hate cutting up the...

Born On the 3rd of July

Happy Birthday to ME!! Someone had a birthday this week. Can you guess who? It’s me! You were thinking, “It was July 4th, America’s...

Trash Talk

Inside this bag is about 15 pounds of my unwanted used skivvies! I recently had a housewifing triumph. I removed grease stains from Mr....

Food, Glorious Food

Always Tasty! A few weeks ago, I suffered a partial intestinal blockage and my digestive system stopped working. I’ll spare you the gory...

Get Out Of Dodge

It's a bit gray here in the East End and I'm sick of it. Did you know that Mr. Hockey, the hockey pucks, and I lived in London for six...

Some Like It Iced

I like coffee. I like men. I went to Starbucks every single day for more than twenty years. It’s probably closer to thirty. I’m afraid to...

Peony Envy

Every so often, I like to whip out my peony pics. How’s your garden growing? We’ve got a bumper crop of hydrangeas here at Chez Hockey...

Jury Duty Snow Days

I wanted to serve on a jury, but I ended up fixing a lamp. I was summoned to serve as a trial juror for the Suffolk County Courts the...

Better Out Than In

I finally had my colonoscopy and you can read ALL about it here! “Forgive me nurse, for I have sinned. It has been seven years since my...

A New Beginning

My view at a concert. Last month, I went to see the rock group Genesis perform. It was a heady experience. I use the word heady in the...

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