Was a hot Summer. A long Summer. I remember being in Dads Westfield Sewing Center when one of his teenage girl workers begged him to go home early so that she could get ready to leave for Woodstock. I remember the whole hype and build-up on Tv and the newspapers to finally watch man land […]
Well, it is almost Christmas. It snowed today here in Jersey and that can really put you in the spirit. But then it rained and everything was cold, wet and slushy. Ice water dripped down my back while I was waiting for the bus and I wasn’t sure quite what it was at first so […]
In this dream I was a kid in our house on Whitman street in Carteret NJ. It was Fall because everything was black and white outside and inside even our pets. Mom and Dad were at Liberty Bell betting on Joanies Ponie. I was scared. Not because of the trees outside but because Carol and […]
Artwork by Brittani Give me the splendid silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling.-Walt Whutman in Just spring when the world is mudluscious the little lame balloonman whistles far and wee -EE Cummings The sun was warm but the wind was chill. You know how it is with an April day When the sun is […]
Christmas with the HoffmansThanks Joe, Belinda and Bella for a Christmas I will never forget.
While driving around once before Thanksgiving, I noticed Christmas lights. On the radio….Christmas music!!! BEFORE THANKSGIVING??? Why does the Christmas celebration start earlier every year? The commercial reasons are obvious; many retailers do a significant portion of their business during Christmastime, so the sooner the sleigh bells ring, the happier stores are. There is a […]
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“Archaeologist unearthed a pair of embracing human skeletons at a construction site in Mantua, northern Italy, on Monday, and they believe the couple, a man and a woman were buried between 5,000 and 6,000 years ago.” (The Star Ledger) Sometimes newspapers surprise me with good news, a great photo or awesome wisdom—-they are not just […]
I finally got on..I hope I can do this. I want to thank you for my wonderful Christmas present and yes I will keep it to get my house cleaned. I love ALL of you so much that you will nevbert know.. I may be your aunt but I love you as your Mom….My wonderful […]