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Beverly Beckham

Beverly Beckham is a columnist for the Globe’s regional editions.

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Beverly Beckham

In the middle of winter, this little lie woos like a love song

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Sometimes we lie to spare ourselves. Sometimes we lie to spare others. I like the sparing others lie.

Beverly Beckham

In dreadful winter, distraction is the key

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Winter people know this. They skate. They ski. They take advantage of all the fun things winter allows them to do. They don’t focus on all the things they can’t do.

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Why the hurry to pack away Christmas?

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Why can’t Christmas trail out the way it trailed in, a little at a time?

Beverly Beckham

How about a little respect for the ones you love?

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We can always treat the people we love the way we would treat any stranger.