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On Being a Neurotic Traveler


We’re leaving for London in four days.  Because it is a school trip, most everything is planned out through the educational tour companies.  But because my sister is coming, and she lives nowhere near school, the heathens and I are going down to her house, then taking the Trailways from Portland to Logan International in …

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On My Debt to Stephen Benatar, British Novelist


I met Stephen Benatar for the first–and so far only–time on a hot sunny afternoon in June of 1989, when I stepped into James Smith & Sons on New Oxford Street to buy my (now ex-) husband a walking stick.  Serendipity, one might say:  it was the last day of my first trip to England, …

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