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The Rockwood Files: Everyday joy

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 Last night I met my friend Shannon for dinner at a restaurant we’ve been to so often over the past 12 years that we probably know […]

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The Rockwood Files: The Great Debate

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 One day this week I watched a news recap of the presidential political debate. The news commentators called it “messy,” with a lot of chaos and […]

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The Rockwood Files: The hangover

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 I have a hangover. A bad one. But it’s not the kind that follows a night with too many cocktails. It’s a flu hangover, and it’s […]

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The Rockwood Files: Life on repeat

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 There’s a framed saying at the top of our stairway that we see each time we reach the top step. In typewriter font, it reads “Wake […]

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The Rockwood Files: Fear of falling

By Gwen Rockwood, newspaper columnist and mama of 3 A few weeks ago, a weird thing happened as I carried a bin of holiday decorations from our house to the storage closet. The cumbersome box […]