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Nancy Roman

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“I Coulda Been Somebody”

In conversation with an acquaintance recently, I remarked that I was getting ready for retirement. “You’ve been getting ready for retirement for three years,” he said. “You’ll never retire.” “Oh yeah?” I answered with my usual snappy repartee. “I will so retire. One more year, tops.” But he was sure I wouldn’t. “You can’t retire. …

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Back To School

Several teachers weighed in when I wrote about my long-term affection for the first day of school. They get to feel that way every year, they bragged. And I was jealous. Sort of. Back in college, I thought I might teach. Not Accounting or Business like I work in now. No, I was an English …

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