Tag Archives: nostalgia

Romanticising the Weather

(Forgive me, WordPress, for I have sinned.  It has been over a year since I posted last.) “I was on the UCONN website today,” my husband said, “and the cover photo was the Wilbur Cross Library in the snow. What … Continue reading

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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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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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Time Stands Still With Baseball

Monday we went to our first minor league baseball game here in Hampton Roads.  Our AAA team is the Norfolk Tides who play in a beautiful stadium called Harbor Park.  We parked our car at the Park & Ride and … Continue reading

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Yes, Some of Us Survived Without Hi-Tech Toys

Since hi-tech gadgets have become commonplace and affordable, children expect to see the newest ones under the Christmas tree. Parents can’t keep up with the pace of technology. Your child’s old iPod doesn’t have the capability of playing some of … Continue reading

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If You’re Taking a Trip Down Memory Lane, Don’t Forget Your GPS

When my husband had a conference in Philadelphia last week, I jumped at the chance to accompany him because we used to live in the area a few years ago.  Thirty two, to be exact.  In fact, our youngest son … Continue reading

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Train Travel

When we were growing up in Connecticut, my brother and sister and I distinguished our grandmothers from each other by referring to one by “Grandma in Ohio,” and the other one as “Grandma on the train.” When my grandfather was … Continue reading

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