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Entries by Joan Gage from 04/2013

The Last Surviving Grouchy Grammar Nut

| Posted 04.04.2013 | Fifty

Well I'm 72 and I suspect that I'm the last person on earth who knows the proper usage of 'lie' and 'lay.' Not that I would dream of correcting anyone, such as my fabulously flexible and toned Pilates teachers who say about a dozen times an hour, 'Now everyone lay down on your mat with your head facing the mirror.'

A Tale of Three Wedding Gowns: 1932-2010

| Posted 04.11.2013 | Fifty

Three generations of wedding gowns, each with its own tale.

Living And Dying On A Cell Phone

| Posted 04.17.2013 | Fifty

When I was growing up, there was no easy way to check on absent loved ones. Now, we can connect instantly. And, thanks to the cameras in our smart phones, we can bear witness to instances of heroism, and perhaps record something that will help the FBI find the bomber.