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Snow and loneliness 

I’m not sure when I’m going to get to publish this, but today is Tuesday, March 14. As I write this, the winter storm is hitting Rochester hard. 634 more words

Transgender & Mental Health Issues

Black and Blue Steak & Crab, Rochester New York

This is the second year in a row that my husband and I have celebrated our anniversary at Black and Blue! When we got married in March we thought we would get away every year to somewhere warm and celebrate. 566 more words

Monday Marginalia - Heating Your Home in 1897

In 1897 Rev Wheatly of Loretto Tennessee wrote to the Rochester Radiator Company for information about their product to heat his home.  What he got back was more than information on a heater for his home but an offer to become a wholesale dealer in the area.   73 more words


Ice Cream For Breakfast

A few years ago, a professor at Kyorin University in Tokyo performed a series of clinical trials, for which people were required to eat ice cream right after awakening from a night’s sleep.  726 more words

Cultural Highlights

(a poem) (an original)

I dislike empty coats

Because anything empty

Is only waiting to be filled.

“It’s too hot.”

Then the coat is unneeded,

And being unneeded

Is worse.


" Full Circle"

I have come full circle. This is my third blog this month and I am in Rochester! Love it here. People are friendly, the place is beautiful! 271 more words

Rochester New York

we drink tea.

Aunt Polly was treating Marilyn to tea –and we all joined.

Never have I experienced such beautifully refined recklessness. The tea parlor –La Tea Da– is a little old house converted into a charming space I could imagine being the living room of any little old grandmother. 26 more words