THE CHANGING SEASONS: FLOWERS ARE BLOOMING – Marilyn Armstrong

SPRING TURNS INTO SUMMER IN A WEEK IN NEW ENGLAND We had snow at the beginning of the month and it will be full summer tomorrow. But that's the way it goes up here. Something about the ways the winds blow down from Canada, across from the midwest, and up from the south ... and … Continue reading THE CHANGING SEASONS: FLOWERS ARE BLOOMING – Marilyn Armstrong

GARRY’S BROTHERS – Garry Armstrong

A PHOTO A WEEK - SIBLINGS I am the eldest of three brother and the only one who married. My two younger brothers live in Minnesota. Dr. Anton Armstrong, conductor of the St. Olaf choir, is still working. Billy is retired. And of course we are here, in New England. Travel is difficult these days, … Continue reading GARRY’S BROTHERS – Garry Armstrong

HOW TO FIX A BROKEN HEART – OR – WHAT’S A PACEMAKER ALL ABOUT?

As the owner of a four-year-old pacemaker, I have often found myself trying to explain what they are, what they mean to other people. Just a warning here -- a pacemaker will keep a heart beating. It is not a substitute for needing a replacement valve or a bypass or many of the other things … Continue reading HOW TO FIX A BROKEN HEART – OR – WHAT’S A PACEMAKER ALL ABOUT?