On Saturday, September 8, 2001, I had driven around town, with the windows down, playing a Dusty Springfield cd (“Son of a Preacher Man“) and just enjoying a sunny day in America. I lived in just north of Albany, NY, about 15 minutes from the airport. Planes flew overhead on a regular basis. I barely … More “Look Mama, a plane!” My September 11, 2001 Story
I don’t even pretend that I can cook. I give my husband dinner disclaimers before I serve supper: “This meal is not exactly like the recipe said, I didn’t have an ingredient so I substituted another. Oh, and I put in a Tablespoon of salt instead of a teaspoon. I didn’t have my glasses on … More Heard about Cronuts? How about Cuffins?
Now you’re wondering where I’m going with this…Hang on. Just a few things I have noticed. 1. I saw a young girl, maybe fourth grade, standing in line in school. There was a boy next to her who was poking at her, and pulling her hair. She told him to stop. He didn’t. She told … More Why do we teach our girls to accept bullying?
It has been pointed out to me that lately my posts have been quite dreary, as if I had been renting a room at the House of Usher from Edgar Allen Poe. So I will attempt to lighten it up for a while. First, some of my favs from Steven Wright: “Why do they call … More Does anyone remember laughter?
A New Friend We lived out in the “country” or the “sticks” as it’s sometimes called, during the 1970’s. There were only 2 boys in the neighborhood that my brother, sister, and I hung out with. While riding our bikes near a construction site up the hill, we watched as new houses were being built. … More Friends, and Jealousy