relationships

WHERE AM I? WHERE ARE YOU?

There is a line we should have never crossed, but we crossed it. We feel endangered because we are in danger. There is a very strong likelihood our grandchildren will not have the freedom or the right to vote.

PICKING

Once upon a time, in a far away land, The Boss assigned me a secretary. Not part of a pool, but a whole person. With a master’s degree from Mt. Holyoke. Pretty daunting, me with my little B.A. from Hofstra…. Read More ›

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 ›

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 ›

DON’T CALL ME SHIRLEY!

Fandango’s Provocative Question #123 This is one of those times when I really don’t understand the question because I don’t understand the platitudes underlying the question. I never believed that absence makes the heart grow fonder. If you like someone, it… Read More ›