What you Want…

You know you want summer warmth, not two feet of snow. You know you want chocolate, rather than cheese from a goat. You know you want fashion-forward style, but not this by a mile. Or this. You know you want to be loved, not left alone. You know you want to laugh, rather than cry and groan. You know you want to have your place in the sun. Left alone is sounding more and more like fun. I think weRead more

Birthday Cake

“Hello? Is that you? This is me!” When dad was alive and he would call, more often than not, that would be his opening line. On other occasions, he would simply say, “This is your dear old father.” I found a photo of him cutting a birthday cake in 1961. I cannot figure out if the photo was taken on March 9th (his birthday) and developed in July or if this was a late celebration. At any rate, dad turnedRead more

Moderation be Damned!

From the exciting insipid beginning of this blog, I have chosen to moderate comments. No more. I am over my fear of internet trolls, evil stalkers and annoying spammers. I have encountered nothing but friendly, respectful, humorous and witty comments, with only the occasional blatant attempt to lure me to another’s “I’m making money by blogging!” blog. You are free to comment at will and view your clever text immediately. As much and as often as you’d like. You can even talkRead more