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On our second full day in Washington, D.C., my daughter Liz, son-in-law Peter, and my granddaughter Adeline walked over to the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum. Our family has many … more
We recently took our first (and hopefully not last) road trip of 2022. My daughter Liz, son-in-law Peter, and darling granddaughter Adeline have been on the move for the two weeks of her spring … more
Does anyone else remember milk boxes? Growing up, we had one of those galvanized covered boxes in our garage by the back door, and the milkman from Yasgur’s Dairy would deliver milk right to … more
Just today, I went looking on the Viking Cruises website to see their offerings. Of course, any cruise to Russia or Ukraine is now canceled. But I took the time to watch the video of the cruise they … more
As Russian tanks roll into the country of Ukraine, the inspiring bravery and resolve of the Ukrainian people has been on full display. It is heartbreaking to see this sickening act of aggression … more
It’s what winter days were made for. Last Sunday, my granddaughter Adeline and I were busy as bees, preparing food for a real feast. Of course, dessert comes first, at least in preparation. … more
I’ve been doing a lot of reading about Louie Anderson since his death on January 21, 2022. I always liked Louie but hadn’t really followed his career since his early days of … more
Last Friday the weatherman predicted a storm would be sweeping through New York. We were supposed to get some freezing rain that would turn into a bit of snow, and it was all supposed to be no big … more
If you know me, you know I love to bake up a batch of chocolate chip cookies. Kind of my go-to when I’m in the mood to bake, but these winter days have seen me branching out and trying all … more
I love to read/hear about/ watch biographies of accomplished people. I especially love those stories if they are about people in their extremely late middle age (such as myself—ahem) who … more
Well, I finally pulled the plug. I got rid of my landline, after having one all my life. No more phone on the wall or the counter. No more home phone. I’m feeling a bit sentimental about it, to … more
Both of my paternal great-grandparents came from countries that no longer exist. These places are gone, off the map, done. Allow me to explain. Recently my sister-in-law Regina sent me a photo of … more
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