Posted in May 2015

Stop and Smell the Roses!

Being a native New Yorker, there are so many things you take for granted. The hustle and bustle of life creates a myopic existence as we race from home to work or to whatever our jammed packed schedules have on the horizon. Even my friends who are lucky enough to have retired, often exclaim, how … Continue reading

Chronicles of a Baby Boomer

I am blessed. No matter what hardships or obstacles lay before me I’ve always known, acknowledged and felt extremely grateful that I grew up at the time and in the place that I did. Growing up in the 50’s and 60’s air raid drills, the Bay of Pigs, and the Cold War were an integral … Continue reading

Day 20: My Mother’s Ring

I must have been about 13 years old when I bought my mother a ring for Mother’s Day. It wasn’t just any old ring, it was a ring I had my hand in designing. Being one of four siblings, I wanted my mother to have something that would commemorate her children so I thought what … Continue reading

Day 19: Free Association

Clicking onto Annie Lamott’s site, as I never heard of her, I must admit I was curious. In order to become a better writer and sometimes being on the obtuse side of things, I try to read the posts, blurbs, and articles that are in tandem with the daily assignment. The first Annie post I … Continue reading