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Surprise

As I cursed my way to the bottom of the drawer that holds my handbags lamenting my bad fortune and forgetting just briefly how darn lucky I am to get to attend terrific parties, I happened upon this little number… Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Family, Fashion | 8 Comments

Pumpkin Spice

The picturesque mascot of all things fall makes me abundantly happy. Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Children, Decorating, Family, Holidays, Memories, Seasons | 8 Comments

Never Just Chairs

When stripped of their cushions and placed seat to seat, these chairs were a houseboat that could hold all three of us on the coursing river – the Persian rug – as we moved downstream. Continue reading

Posted in Children, Furniture, Memories, Sisters | 8 Comments

Going Backwards

We talked of going back outside in slightly wilted tones – rare for us. We had just come in from the 95-degree day that was blasting with sunshine in a clear blue sky. We were drying off by sitting still. Continue reading

Posted in Art, Artists, Friends, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

About A Trash Can

This is a story about a trash can. Not the slow realization that I will never be a patient patient. Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Health | 6 Comments

Selfies

I want to be able to look back – even if over just a few months or years – and see us. Us as we are. Us as we were. Continue reading

Posted in Family, Memories, Photography, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Three Hours and Forty Years

Last Friday took me three hours down the road from my home and forty years back in time. Continue reading

Posted in Art, Memories, Travel | 10 Comments

The Whole World Nicer

He was silent as he continued to stare at me. Deeply and for almost a full minute. He was taking me all in. I never broke his gaze. Continue reading

Posted in Clothing, Family, Health, Travel | 22 Comments

Easing Back

When the new parameters for my behavior with shopping carts was agreed to by both parties, I instituted them on the very next visit, which was last Friday. Continue reading

Posted in Food, Humor, Marriage, Shopping | 17 Comments

I Miss Snow

I do. I miss snow. Writing those three words, I can only imagine what the polar bears would write if they had a blog. Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Mental Health, Seasons | 3 Comments