Thoughts

A very astute friend of mine (hi, Diana!) mentioned that she’d noticed that I was putting up lots of pictures of myself at a very different weight than I am now. I was posting high school photos on Facebook. I was very slender in high school. I had no idea what...

More book games

Instructions: # Look at the list and bold those you have read.# Underline those you intend to read.# Italicize the books you LOVE.# put a frowny face next to the ones you hated 1. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen2. The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien...

Learning Music

So, I’ve been resting on my laurels in one of my choirs, and I got busted for it. Not by anybody but me. Nobody said anything to me, but I felt the discomfort of not being prepared for a long rehearsal. I’ve lovely excuses, I was in New Hampshire for one...
Rain!

Rain!

This is me in November of 1964. I’m almost three here. We were in Fairbanks, Alaska, (according to the notes that my mother, the genealogist put on the back of the photo – Thanks, Mom!). That’s my Grandma Helen behind me. Isn’t she beautiful?...

Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books in 2000-2007

I was poking around on different websites and landed on Runs with Scissors, checking out her list of top 100 banned books from 1990-2000 and was intrigued by the list. So I went hunting and found the 200-2007 list and like Jean (from Runs with Scissors), I’m...

A lesson in perspective

No, this is not an art lesson. Here’s what happened. I was on my way to breakfast with a friend this morning. I’d dressed casually, black cords, brightish green striped top, no makeup, bag across my chest (the way I wore my purse in New York), striding...