Category Archives: Favorite posts

Deja Vu All Over Again

I have written many times about the two little girls who live near me who visit every week.  Their youngest sibling, three-year-old T., has now become a visitor.  In fact, his mother told me the other day that he put … Continue reading

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“Right now I’m having amnesia and déjà vu at the same time.  I think I’ve forgotten this before.”             —Steve Wright I’ve been working on the annotated picture album I mentioned a couple of posts … Continue reading

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Blessings on the Wind

When I was in Florida last week, my sister-in-law and my niece and I gathered shells on the beach.  The ones we picked were little scallop shells that sea mollusks had piecered a little hole at the top. My niece … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: “The World Through Your Eyes”

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Paradise is Hot as Hades

We just returned from a short visit to Florida for a family celebration.  We had a marvelous time seeing my husband’s brother and his three grown children with their families, all gathered in one place for our grandnephew’s Bar mitzvah. … Continue reading

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Does Your Stick Need Waxing?

I may not have a stick of my own, but I know how to handle one, none-the-less. You don’t get to be a woman my age without learning a thing or two.  A stick here in this resort community gets … Continue reading

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Boardwalk Art Show

This weekend we went to the 58th Annual Boardwalk Art Show at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. This four-day festival attracts more than 200,000 visitors, and all the profits go to support our local contemporary art museum. The Boardwalk Art Show … Continue reading

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Birkenstock, How I’ve Missed You!

Yesterday I bought myself a pair of Birkenstock sandals, the first pair I’ve owned in decades.  I hope my fashionista granddaughter doesn’t read this because she will shake her head sadly and lament, “Mimi, you didn’t.”  But yes, I most … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Men and Women

I wear glasses from the moment I get up in the morning until the moment I get in bed at night and have done so for most of the 41 years I have been married. I have had the same … Continue reading

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Listen to What I Mean

“I could use a new windshield,” my husband said to me, ” but I guess it’s not worth it.” “No,” I agreed. “Not on a car as old as yours.  Well, actually your car isn’t old, it just has a … Continue reading

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