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My Social Dire-y

April 15, 2020 2:00 pm Published by

My Social Dire-y “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman This week I threw the ball for our dogs approximately 1115 times; we (and when I say “we” I mean our 16-year-old) built a huge bookcase and two large shelf units and packed... Read More »

Being Social

April 1, 2020 10:08 am Published by

Being Social “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman If you are not on social media then you are missing out on a world of compassion as millions connect and share how they are coping with lockdowns, shortages, and loneliness with optimism and... Read More »

Taking it Day by Day

March 24, 2020 2:43 pm Published by

Taking it Day by Day “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman Since the start of the New Year, we had an earthquake (in Florida for goodness sake!), changed the clocks forward, leaped a day, had a Friday the 13th and Mercury went... Read More »

Look Before You Leap

February 28, 2020 9:55 am Published by

Look Before You Leap “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman, Member Since 2012 This year is going to be longer than usual (and not just because of the long slow slog of this election season). It’s a leap year: a quirky quadrennial... Read More »

An Emergensea Exit

February 24, 2020 9:48 am Published by

Emergensea Exit “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman, Member Since 2012 “Mayday, mayday.” I held tight to the VHF handset and breathlessly repeated “Mayday, mayday… this is the vessel Magic Moments, a 73’ white motor yacht on fire with two adults and... Read More »

The Football World Series?

January 31, 2020 7:23 pm Published by

The Football World Series? “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman. Member Since 2012 It’s that time of year again – the house is stocked with guacamole and chips and the blender is ready to go. The menu is set and the friends... Read More »

Out of this World

January 16, 2020 3:38 pm Published by

Out of this World “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman, Member Since 2012 With the start of a new year (and a big birthday approaching), I thought it was about time to update my bucket list… I opened the Bucket List Maker... Read More »

A Solution for Resolutions

January 13, 2020 9:26 pm Published by

A Solution for Resolutions by Jane Silverman, Member Since 2012 Thinking back on New Year’s Eves past, I am happy to say I have been resolute in at least some of my resolutions. My lack of annual stick-to-it-ness, however, is... Read More »

All in the Family

December 13, 2019 6:55 pm Published by

All in the Family By Jane Silverman, Member Since 2012 When I think of my Great Uncle Charlie running away from his NY home in 1887, I can only imagine the travels and travails he faced. He was just 13 at the... Read More »

The Keeper Column! Part One

October 28, 2019 5:59 pm Published by

I love when people tell me they like to rip-out and save my columns for future reference. Paul Ferri suggested I write an end-of-season “keeper column” compiling highlights of my favorite apps and websites. Great idea! This Part 1 of 3 has... Read More »