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Sandy Hoban


Sandy Hoban is a longtime educator, writer, wife and mother extraordinaire. If she’s not absorbed in a book, you might see Sandy out hiking the local trails or dancing to some live music. While a mountain mama at the core, she was born and raised a Jersey girl which has influenced the humorous and uplifting nature of her personal narratives. You can reach Sandy at


After Dinner Drive

Sometimes, life goes on autopilot, a veritable cruise control. Same stuff, different day. Such was the case on the evening my husband and I took a classic “after dinner drive.” We both felt a little low, be it monotony of life, tough work week, politics, riots, fires,...

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The ABCs of Renovating

It is often said that boredom is the birthplace of creativity and productivity. During the first few weeks of Covid captivity, my family and I worked on superficial, cosmetic chores like organizing our rooms, closets and cars to pass the time. During the next phase of...

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