Monthly Archives: May 2014

When…

When… When I’m on the beach… I love to walk and walk and then dash into the waves. When I’m in a bookstore …I make a list of all the new books I want to read. When I’m upset … … Continue reading

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Your Verse

Your Verse “The powerful play of life goes on and you may contribute a verse. What will your verse be?” The other night these words sprang from my TV. I knew it was a commercial but not for what product. … Continue reading

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Late to the Party

Late to the Party April was National Poetry Month, but what about poetry any month, any day of the year? Count poetry as one more victim of the Common Core standards, according to an article on May 15 in the … Continue reading

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Outside

Outside (Thanks to Liz McMahon for sharing a Face Book statement that said, “We all had a playroom growing up. It was called “outside.”) It dates me, but indeed we did! And what fun we had! Playing with dolls: my … Continue reading

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Panama Hat Day

Panama Hat Day Did you know that May 15th is Panama Hat Day? I know this only because, religiously, on May 15th my father would switch from his felt fedora to his Panama Hat which was basically a straw fedora … Continue reading

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Naming a Cat

Naming a Cat Naming a cat is a very serious task because of course you want the name to match the cat. Sometimes cats help when they have a distinctive look; for example Boots, Mittens, Whiskers or Socks. But more … Continue reading

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E-mail

E-mail I can no longer characterize myself as a letter-writer. I, who used to write 2 or 3 letters a week, probably write only that many a year now. (Notes don’t count.) What happened? E-mail happened. In many ways, e-mail … Continue reading

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