It was in the making with my Dad, Bob, for about two years: a grand hike on foot from the near-top of Manhattan to the very bottom. There’d been much talk about it but no window of opportunity… until Wednesday, May 31st, the mid-point of my Dad’s visit to my place in Fairfield, CT. We mapped out our route in…

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My youngest sister Dani and I were born 12 years apart, meaning that while I was starting my freshman year of college, she was just starting first grade. While I was coming home from school during winter breaks, she was trying to figure out whether or not Santa was real. When I got home on these breaks, I resumed my position…

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About a month ago, on a Friday around 5 p.m., I was getting ready to leave for the weekend when my boss came to my desk. She asked if I could help move books in the basement. There was a sewage leak that had already destroyed a whole bookshelf full of brand new picture books, and the plumber was worried…

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I love books. So much so, I chose English as my college major just so I could get academic credit for reading novels instead of textbooks. I also love libraries, and being able to borrow books for free is incredible! The latest in free book exchanges is the Little Free Library. In their words, “Little Free Library is a nonprofit…

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