Monthly Archives: July 2015

Wisdom (Part 3)

Wisdom (Part 3) As readers know, for many years I have saved favorite quotes by copying them in a special notebook. A few years ago I gathered together fifty favorites to give to a friend for her birthday. Previously on … Continue reading

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Opening Exercises

Opening Exercises Medford, MA 1946-1947 Every morning of third grade, our teacher, Mrs. Malone, would start the day with what she called “Opening Exercises.” First we would fold our hands on our desks and recite the Lord’s Prayer. All but … Continue reading

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Laundry

Laundry Recently a picture of clothes pins popped up on Facebook (Thanks, Ann) with the question “What Do You Remember About Laundry?” It turns out I remember a lot. What made everything about laundry different in my family is that … Continue reading

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Hair

Hair I have hesitated to write this piece because one of my dear friends lost her hair to chemo and another has alopecia. So when I look in the mirror, I whisper, “Thank you G-d for my full head of … Continue reading

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