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Peggy Keener: Super processed, super yummy

The year was 1889. Emil Frey, an immigrant from Switzerland, was having problems—actually two problems—one good and one ...

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Peggy Keener: America’s darlingest dimpled diplomat — Continued

Editor’s note: This is the continuation of Saturday’s column. As she entered adolescence, Temple’s box-office popularity swiftly lost ...

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Peggy Keener: America’s darlingest dimpled diplomat

She was the recipient of numerous awards including the Kennedy Center Honors, a Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement ...

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Peggy Keener: To bee or not to bee

What woman hasn’t, for at least one fleeting moment in her life, wondered what it would be like ...

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Peggy Keener: May, a month of dipsy days

Recently, a fascinating bit of May information has been brought to my attention. You may have never heard ...

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Peggy Keener: A short, but uplifting tale

Many decades ago when I first lived in Tokyo—sometimes referred to as the dark side of the moon—a ...

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Peggy Keener: The indefatigable Eleanor

Even before Eleanor Roosevelt became First Lady she wore many hats. She was a covert operative editing all ...

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Peggy Keener: The screaming fury of silence

During our long stay in Asia, we experienced a number of hurricanes. While living on tiny Okinawa (70 ...

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Peggy Keener: A boy finds his voice

Bavaria in 1934 was not only a bad place, but it was also a bad time. This was ...

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Peggy Keener: The curious case of the abominable shower

Rivaling the Secret Service, the FBI and Military Intelligence, our country’s most discreet institution is the sagacious housekeeping ...

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Peggy Keener: When Spelling Matters. Watters?

Tokyo, 1962. Glen, our two baby boys and I have recently arrived in Japan. We’ve been living in ...

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The day I was touched by an angel

The setting was a large meeting room filled with row upon row of metal folding chairs. There was ...

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Peggy Keener: Millions and billions of minions

Recently, I read a book about Henry VIII where it talked about his minions. It got me thinking ...

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Peggy Keener: Oh, no! Not January again!

It’s here. Another January. Specifically, the beginning-of-the-new-year-kind-of-January. The weight of this consternation causes me to stoop low under ...

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Peggy Keener: A very, very white Christmas

We have all known numerous past Christmases, but surprisingly few of them remain indelibly in our minds. There’s ...

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