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The writings of Catherine (Cathy) Astolfo
The writings of Catherine (Cathy) Astolfo

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May Eleventh: Dear Dad
Dear Dad, May 11 has rolled around 38 times since you abruptly left for the other dimension. I know you've been watching. We've sent you some pretty special people to spend time with. One of your daughters, our mom - your wife, all your siblings and in-laws...
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Introducing Laurence St. John: YA Author!
            Terror on the East Coast - Two Million Dead!     TOLEDO, OHIO, March 15, 2018 – Yesterday, more than two million people were killed, including the President of the United States.     The death toll is the worst in the history of America and the ...
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Baltic Sea Cruise 2017 - Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
I have always been interested in history. From the perspective of a writer, the events that happened before our lives began are similar to the background stories of characters in a book. The chance to explore the historical aspects of World War Two was some...
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Baltic Sea Cruise 2017: The Ship
  I thought I’d spend this post on the ship, instead of
referring back to it from the various tours. This was only my second cruise.
Maybe because I knew what to expect, I enjoyed this ship a lot more than I did
the other (who shall remain Nameless). I like...
Baltic Sea Cruise 2017: The Ship
Baltic Sea Cruise 2017: The Ship
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Baltic Sea Cruise 2017: Day 2 - Copenhagen
May 14 Today we perform the Hop-On-Hop-Off trick.   We make a few missteps, as you will see.     We walk down Havnegade to purchase our
tickets at the Red Bus office and lumber up to the top of the bus. (We’re
without Rita, who has come down with a stomach ...
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Baltic Sea Cruise Blog: May 2017
May 13 I arrive at the airport for the Baltic Sea cruise in a
flurry of worry – leaving my husband, afflicted with Parkinson’s, alone; the
cost, knowing I should be more fiscally responsible – and have a small meltdown
disguised as fury at the machine which...
Baltic Sea Cruise Blog: May 2017
Baltic Sea Cruise Blog: May 2017
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My Winter of Discontent
There have been other times in my life when I have felt this kind of malaise. Usually, though, it hasn't lasted long. Normally it doesn't tip into the edge of discontent the way this one has. The kind that stays my writer's hand. Logically, I could point to...
My Winter of Discontent
My Winter of Discontent
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PD
My husband has PD - Parkinson's disease. It's a neurological disease, a quirk of the brain in which the cells that produce dopamine wilt away. Dopamine helps control movement, among other things. If you don't have enough of it, things start to go awry. It's...
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