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My husband and I went for a frozen treat the other night. I got a dish of chocolate ice cream, while Ed got mango sherbet. Nobody had sorbet.

The trip got me thinking about what the differences are.

They make ice cream with dairy, sherbet is a lower calorie option…

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Yesterday, while shopping at my local grocery store, I met a woman speaking on her cell phone with her son.

“Would you like me to get you Bublé or the other brand?” she asked.

This light-hearted question gave me room for pause.

When she ended her call, I inquired, “Is…

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I feel saddened by the news of Olivia Newton John’s death. She was an idol of mine in the ’70s for her singles and, later, inspiration as an actress.

I hadn’t realized how influential she had become in her fight against breast cancer, but for this, I feel pride.

I…

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Karen Schwartz

Karen Schwartz

Aspiring bestselling novelist, featured writer for The Daily Cuppa, kindness specialist, and lover of short-form and chocolate.