Searching for Gold

Aug 1, 2017 by

When I was a teenager, I spent lots of time alone in my bedroom listening to music. Growing up in the late 60s / early 70s, who...

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Where Have all the Manners Gon...

Jul 13, 2015 by

“Be polite,” my mother always told me. “If you can’t say something nice about a person, don’t say...

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I Get by with a Little Help Fr...

Jun 27, 2015 by

One of the saddest things I ever read was a note I received from a woman after the death of my mother. “Rita was my best...

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The Ugly Sweater

Mar 26, 2015 by

My mother, God rest her soul, was not the Queen of Fashion. I suppose, at the ripe old age of 92, she was more concerned with comfort...

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One Dead Husband

Feb 18, 2015 by

My husband died in front of me early one morning three years ago. Steve was in the cardiac unit of our local hospital, and I was...

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