Category Archives: Dorothy’s Posts

Math Problem

Dorothy Cannell: I have always thought of myself as having less than mediocre intelligence. At school I was weak on geography, biology and French and was horrible at math (or maths as we called it in England) from long division and multiplication … Continue reading

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Snippet

Dorothy Cannell: I was sitting at an airport waiting for my connecting flight when I heard the person in the seat beside me talking directly into my ear.  That’s how it sounded, although when I looked up I saw it was … Continue reading

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Here’s to 2019

Dorothy Cannell: I had a wonderful Christmas and do not intend to dim the glow with New Year resolutions.  Self-improvement is not tantalizing.  It’s a slog that shouldn’t be turned into a holiday event, one that doesn’t even get the benefit … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

 Dorothy Cannell: My list is as long as some of those Oscar winner acknowledgements, but these are some of the reasons I feel the joy of gratitude this year. Being pain free as a result of spinal surgery last December. Having … Continue reading

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I Don’t Mean to be a Problem

Dorothy Cannell: When I was about seven my pet chicken Rhoda showed up on the Christmas dinner table. I don’t mean she went hopscotching between the platters of vegetables chirping out ‘Jingle bells’.  She was dinner, stuffed and roasted.  Horrible – repulsive … Continue reading

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Let’s Have a Blemish or Two

Dorothy Cannell: Many years ago I went on a fund raising house tour in my home town in Illinois because of one home in particular.  I had been charmed by its creamy stone exterior and slate roof every time I passed … Continue reading

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The Way We Talked

Dorothy Cannell: “Less is more.” I repeat this mantra to myself whenever I scoot around T.J. Maxx or Target pushing a cart that could hold a body with rigor mortis while besieged on all sides by displays of items any reasonable … Continue reading

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