Relationships

THE SAME AND DIFFERENT

Fandango’s Provocative Question #128 Not even the birds agree on this. Some birds come in flocks. Blue Jays and Goldfinches. Sometimes Tufted Titmouses. Starlings. Doves may come as a flock, but also show up individual or as couples. Some birds, like… Read More ›

FRIENDS

How many friends does a grown up actually need? It’s interesting that this subject has come up now since Garry and I had a long talk about this just the other day. We had turned down an invitation to a… Read More ›

THE CYNIC WAS RIGHT

My mother was not a regular kind of mom. This confused me a lot while I was growing up. Other mothers made cookies, kissed boo-boos. Hung out with the other mothers in summertime. Swapped recipes. Watched soap operas. My mother didn’t bake… Read More ›

JE NE REGRETTE RIEN

Fandango’s Provocative Question #122 I stand with Edith Piaf. I regret nothing except, perhaps, things I might have done, but didn’t. I find myself with little to regret. I wish we’d put more money away, but I didn’t have anything to… Read More ›