Ode to the Doppich

I've been sorting through boxes of memorabilia because we're moving this weekend, and I found this gem among some of my mom's things. It was handwritten, but I've transcribed it here for posterity because when the muse struck her, she wrote some really brilliant verse. A few context notes follow. Ode to the Doppich* A … Continue reading Ode to the Doppich

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