Blog Archives for category Memories

What does riding the bus teach kids?

This month, many American military children home and abroad are boarding busses for their first, excited days of school. Despite… Continue reading »

A Blast From the Past: Remembering the 4th of July

What is it about the 4th of July? I think of Thanksgiving and smell the aroma of roasting turkey as… Continue reading »

A Christmas Carol, Redux

Thanksgiving was over, to begin with. For some reason, my sports watch alarm went off at midnight, waking me from… Continue reading »

Brotherly Love and Other Forms of Abuse

First, we hear giggling. Then a sharp squeal. The creak of the mattress springs, a bump on the wall, a… Continue reading »

Costume Psychology 101

Many studies have been done on the psychology of Halloween costume selection. What does it say about a person who… Continue reading »

When Strangers Marry

On this day, eighteen years ago, I promised to love, honor and cherish a man I really didn’t know all… Continue reading »

Irreverent in Blue Jeans, Babe

On Sunday mornings, I can usually be found in a bathrobe with wild hair and a cup of hot coffee,… Continue reading »

Farewell to Rinse and Spit

I placed the magazine nonchalantly in my lap and covered it with my purse. With one hand pretending to grope… Continue reading »

Surviving the Storm of Terrorism

As the victims of Hurricane Irene repair their flooded homes, new winds over the ocean whip in circles. Some will… Continue reading »

Labor Daydreams

Today is Labor Day, a day dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. But who are these… Continue reading »

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