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dartmouth1704
3/23/20
3:18 PM
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Hey there, thanks for this! Nauti Spirits in Cape May NJ is another distillery to add to the list:

3/13/20
9:38 AM
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My gym is practically empty and everyone is keeping away from everyone else. And it’s also practically silent (in terms of chit chat, anyway), which is kind of eerie.

3/13/20
9:36 AM
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A friend of mine told me (with grave certainty) that a friend of his said that a doctor said if you can take a deep breath and hold it for 10 seconds you don’t have COVID-19. Yeah, about that:
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3/12/20
3:54 PM
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That is rock-solid advice. Cheers to your mom--she sounds awesome!

2/28/20
10:34 AM
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For an exceptional example of a terrifying mummy, read John Langan’s longish short story “On Skua Island” from his collection “Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters.” It’s nightmare fuel, and while the ending is perfect, it’s--it’s not happy.

2/19/20
10:59 AM
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Oh my goodness, I’m so sorry your family went through that with your grandmother. I’m amazed that, under those circumstances, your mom (and mine, as well) were such great moms.

2/17/20
1:07 PM
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I used to HATE it when my mom was right (which was usually, TBH). Until I smartened up and realized I was getting solid-gold therapy for the low low price of a smooch and a “Thanks, Mom.”

2/17/20
1:05 PM
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As soon as I read “Guys and Dolls” I thought “This is about that ‘Marry the Man Today’ song.” I did that show in middle school and even back then—waaaaay back then, in the ‘70s--it squicked me out. Your mom was AWESOME to call it out, and kudos to you and your sis for remembering it.

2/14/20
2:17 PM
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HOLY. SHIT. I am so, so glad you listened to your own counsel. You sound like a great mom, and your daughter is lucky to have you.