Things lately

IT'S BEEN HARD RECENTLY to know what to write here. I've started a few posts, but nothing felt like it was coming together. Today, however, is the Winter Solstice, and as we noted in our eulogy, nobody anticipated the Solstice with more eagerness than our mom. Her fervent hatred of cold weather was unparalleled. And, … Continue reading Things lately

Don’t forget to pack your sauce

I found this ad in the July 28, 1967 issue of Life Magazine. It tickled me because - check it out - Mister Big Biznessman's goin' on a trip and his white-gloved honey has made sure she tucked a li'l fifth of his favorite bourbon right into his suitcase, right there next to the white … Continue reading Don’t forget to pack your sauce

Wanna flya Cessna?

In one of thousands  hundreds  dozens  several boxes of mementos from my youth, currently taking up entire rooms in my basement, I found two magazines from the week I was born in the Mesozoic Era  Renaissance  Roaring Twenties late sixties.  My Grandma Sara was an R.N. in a doctor's office and she thoughtfully swiped their copies … Continue reading Wanna flya Cessna?