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Radio Days

Sunday mornings I listen to the RADIO. Its signals are no longer radiated through the atmosphere, but come through the miracle of cable Wi-Fi. It’s a station in San Diego. 451 more words


How I Learned to Love Geometry...by ARHuelsenbeck

I met Deedee in Girl Scouts.

She went to public school, I went to parochial school. Our paths would never have crossed in elementary school were it not for Scouts. 510 more words


Fête des mères

In honour of Mother’s Day in France this Sunday, and in memory of my mother who would have been 90 this year, here are a few memories I hold dear. 1,405 more words


He was a Great Man

This upcoming Memorial Day as I remember Florentino Mendez, my mind goes back to when I was a little girl sitting at my grandpa’s feet. 462 more words


I found some good #chocolate today

I almost didn’t buy it because of the word “bittersweet.” But it’s not sour. It has enough sweetness, even for Americans. 😀

It was made in Israel. 36 more words


My Book Comes to Life

This past weekend I traveled to Chicago to attend the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the clinic where I worked 30 years ago. The clinic sets the stage for my memoir: … 197 more words

Writing The Book

The Handmaid's Tale. Read it now.

I belong to an amazing book club of ten women, and we just finished reading and discussing The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. It was my first exposure to this iconic dystopian novel about the theocratic Republic of Gilead (formerly the United States), where fertile women have been enslaved for purposes of reproduction due to dramatically declining birth rates. 959 more words