Monthly Archives: June 2014

One more year closer to 100

Well, my dad burned through another year.  He celebrated his 91st birthday today.  My brother, sisters and I all took off from work so that we could be with him.  He was pleased. We took him to a Mexican restaurant … Continue reading

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Astoria, Queens

  My friends Donna and Tom are leaving New York this week. They’re headed to Florida to move permanently into the townhouse they purchased a few years ago. It’s a step towards retirement but no one has actually said that … Continue reading

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I took the day for my own pleasures. Travel for work and various celebrations held by family and friends dot my calendar. I’m away from home more than not and constantly placating to the whims and wishes of others. Yesterday, … Continue reading

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It’s official, the month of May is over.  This morning I wanted to scream, “That’s a wrap!  Roll the credits.”  I’m not a big fan of the month of May.  It harbors memories and anniversaries that could be considered emotional … Continue reading

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