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Catherine Durkin Robinson

Two months before my 40th birthday, I never looked or felt better. Considering my high school and college years, this is pretty remarkable. I used to scare people with oversized t-shirts, an abrasive attitude and hair that could withstand 50-knot winds. After discovering exercise, obtaining a decent wardrobe allowance and growing my hair down instead […]

A Modern American Family – Online

By Catherine Durkin Robinson

A Modern American Family – Online

My great-grandparents arrived from Ireland in the late 1800s and settled near Scranton, Pennsylvania. For the first few decades, these new Americans lived within the same ten-mile radius and lived out their dreams – together. They worked blue-collar jobs and rarely made ends meet, but they were happy and considered themselves blessed. Their children married […]