The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree

I HAVE STARTED THREE BLOG POSTS since my last one, and all of them have gone stale in my drafts folder. Yet, the urge to write does strike me occasionally, and this week it smacked me upside the head as if to say, here's your next post. A year ago this month, I was dealing … Continue reading The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree

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