Memories that refuse to fade…

Memories that refuse to fade…

It’s better to rust out than to fade away. What does that line suggest to you, Constant Reader? (I look forward to your comments) If you, too, have celebrated a significant birthday recently perhaps you can relate. Apparently several of our longtime friends...
Life as a Miracle: Rocking the Boots

Life as a Miracle: Rocking the Boots

I remember the date, the place, the time. Do you think I loved him? I remember what he wore and where he posed… Do you think I loved him? I remember I giggled at the party host’s introduction… Do you think it was true? Neither of us recall how we...
Yesterday… all my troubles seemed so far away

Yesterday… all my troubles seemed so far away

“Yesterday… all my troubles seemed so far away” There is a trifecta of remembrances, regrets, and remorse in this cluster of items on our coffee table. There may also be a pun, the fun that is always, always within/without me, too. Do you see? Can...
Life as a Miracle: Rosalinda and Cindy

Life as a Miracle: Rosalinda and Cindy

Some dates you never forget. The configuration of the room, the season, the temp. The people who showed up. Those not. When you got the news of Kennedy being shot, when the first plane flew into one of the Twin Towers – so you could turn on the live TV coverage...
Nostalgia and Angst

Nostalgia and Angst

It’s Christmas/Kwanza/Hannukah season – and dozens more holidays around the world. Peace and joy! Tis the season of celebration. Tis the season of frenzied preparation and sumptuous feasting: go-go-go, gulp! Tis the season of nostalgia. Tis the season of...