Category Archives: Memoir

On Compassion: In Honor of my Mom

A couple of years ago I attended an author’s discussion and book signing; it was a high tea held in a lovely garden. The author began by asking her attendees to write down one word that described their mother. My word … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Milestone

With senior year looming, my daughter secured her license just one week before school started. As parents, we weren’t keen on letting her drive that first week, especially knowing the traffic craziness that happens during drop-off and pick-up on those initial days. … Continue reading

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Throwback to Big Bird

When I finally got to shower this afternoon, I kept thinking about the tiny Golden book I enjoyed reading to the kids when they were little. It was called Big Bird’s Busy Day and it went through a day in the life of … Continue reading

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Searchin’ My Soul

I saw the notorious dancing baby in a social media feed this week and was reminded of the legal dramedy Ally McBeal, that ran on t.v. from 1997 through 2002. I always got a kick out of the main character … Continue reading

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Sweet Rewards

Now and then, we all like to reward ourselves with a treat, especially after a difficult accomplishment.  As a kid, I would ride my bike to Brooks Pharmacy after delivering 42 Bridgeport Post newspapers, where I would buy myself a … Continue reading

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