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Celia Marszal-Iannelli

Celia Marszal-Iannelli
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Celia Iannelli is a native New Yorker enjoying a second career — in 'retirement' — as a freelance writer. She lives in Jamesport.

Communication breakdown on the too-much-information superhighway

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OK, I’m just going to come out and say it: We, as a society, are lousy communicators! You may be scratching your head and...

If only I knew then what I know now…

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I was running on empty for months. Adjusting to my husband’s death and rebuilding a new life had taken its toll. My sons, who...

So many choices, only one real option

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I was in the supermarket the other day and was reminded that it’s not my favorite place; shopping for one is no fun. My...
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Elusive sleep: a woman’s lifelong pursuit

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A friend called early one evening and during our chat she started to yawn. She apologized and explained that she frequently awakened during the...
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Don’t get stuck in never-ever land

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I was running late when I pulled into the gas station. Heaving a sigh of relief, I noticed that the traffic was light and,...
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Traveling back to the future

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Is time travel real? I’m not convinced; however, physicists say it happens all the time. Movies like Back to the Future or Time Traveler's...
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Of cougars, cubs and dirty old men

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OK, I admit to being ticked off! I have been out of the dating scene for quite some time and was surprised to learn...
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Coping, one day at a time

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There was a sitcom that came out of the ‘70s titled, “One Day at a Time.” It followed a divorced single mom and her...
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Time is all you’ve got. Don’t waste it

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Message from a new widow: Unplug. Put down that phone. Don't squander precious time with the people you love. It may be the last chance you'll get.

 

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How to know when the ‘tree of life’ needs pruning

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Pruning the "tree of life," while difficult and sometimes messy, helps the tree  grow taller, stronger and healthier. 

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