Category Archives: Family

THE RISING COST OF GREETINGS


I am amazed by the constant volume of greeting cards on display at those retailers that sell them.  I seriously doubt as many people send greeting cards as, say, 50 years ago.  Christmas cards are a great example. When I … Continue reading

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THE OTHER WRITER IN THE FAMILY


Lately I have been involved in a really fun project.  It’s a joint venture with my niece,  Zoe Kuhn Williams.  She has taken on the task of sifting through a mountainous pile of my mother’s writings.  These have been in … Continue reading

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“OPEN WIDE,” SAID THE DENTIST. “NO, NOT YOUR MOUTH…YOUR WALLET!”


Whenever I run into two people who are currently engaged or about to be, I have a tendency to butt in and offer some sage advice. I feel it is worthy information that I should share. And it’s good, solid … Continue reading

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THAT DREADED CAT


I have discussed Toni the Cat several times before. Toni’s been living in our house for a good number of years now. She’s actually Haley’s cat. Haley is one of our granddaughters. She came to live with us at the … Continue reading

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WHEN ENOUGH IS NOT ENOUGH


Today’s posting is unusual for me. It is highly philosophical and more than likely representative of little that is logic and sense. Okay, go for it! I have been unsuccessfully grappling with a dilemma these past few days. The physical … Continue reading

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FEARING THE BOMB….AGAIN!


It’s been some time since I last settled my butt into my thinking chair on the back patio and actually did some thinking.  I’m not sure it was as much thinking as it was worrying that I wound up doing.  … Continue reading

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MY GRANDSON’S POEM


If you are a parent you no doubt have devoted some time management to the space on the refrigerator door.  Located here are the family art gallery, the kids’ literary archives and the photo shoots featuring trophies and medals won. … Continue reading

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WHAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF


I am happy I was in the right line when I was born. I didn’t confuse the proverbial trains vs. brains. My brain is a great source of humor for me and, surprisingly, sometimes for others. If I knew how … Continue reading

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HOSPITAL PROTOCOL


The few times I’ve spent a night or two in the hospital have left me with the theory that there is a definite social process that takes place if you wind up sharing a room with another patient. First of … Continue reading

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TO RESOLVE OR NOT TO RESOLVE


So here it comes…another new year all wrapped up in a pretty bow.  We anxiously await to open it up, get inside it and see what new incredibly exciting things we can wallow around in. Well, that’s how many view … Continue reading

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