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All About In-Laws

Leah Averick says she lost her equilibrium several years ago when she got the news she was to become a mother-in-law. “I didn’t know what to do or say. Why was I feeling this way? I should have been happy. Other people told me that my future daughter-in-law would be like a daughter to me, […]

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Women Who Love Bears

Most of the correspondence I get from the managers of my apartment building concerns repairs (Please be patient . . . ) or lease renewals (Please be prompt . . . ), so I was surprised to receive their invitation to “An Evening With the Three Little Bears,” by which they meant Diana Ditka, Connie […]

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Gurumayi Chidvilasananda

A few weeks ago, my friend Barbara and I traipsed south on Michigan Avenue to the 11th Street Theatre to hear a lecture by Joseph Chilton Pearce. Barbara and I go back several years, to the days when we were new mothers, nervous and doting. We regularly attended La Leche League meetings, which helped us […]