Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial Day

My father buys paper poppies every year.  He’s remembering his brother and the men he served with in WWII.  Growing up, his brother Albert played the taps echo during the Memorial Day celebrations for those lost in WWI.  After WWII … Continue reading

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Making time for absolutely nothing

The hum of my fans in the window has been lulling me to sleep for the past few nights.  I love the soft breeze they create and the season they harken.  Summertime.   Watermelon, long lazy nights by the Hudson River … Continue reading

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Snow

Put on a Hefty trash bag, run with all of your might, scream at the top of your lungs and dive off the top of a snow packed hill.  Once you reach bottom, laugh so hard that you can hardly … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day.  Someone said to me last year that I now belonged to a club that no one wants to belong to – those whose Mother’s have passed.  They were right.  I get a hollow feeling from the first … Continue reading

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Courage

Way back in the year 2000, I had a boyfriend who talked often of the magic of Morocco.  Long after his kisses faded from my lips and he was no longer a part of my life, his stories of that … Continue reading

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Bob Unedited

Julia and Madeleine came to the city a few weekends ago. It was a class trip and they toured all of the attractions I now avoid.  Colleen wasn’t home the other night when I called so Julia and I settled … Continue reading

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My Inheritance

Once upon a time, I had large breasts.  That wasn’t really all that long ago but in a way it also seems a lifetime.  This is their history as I know it. The big boobs came from my maternal grandmothers … Continue reading

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