Monthly Archives: May 2012

Colds and Flu

Colds, Flu, and Everything Else Amazingly, I haven’t had a cold for years. I’m not even sure how many. Is it because I am retired and don’t spend all day in an office with other people? I always just accepted … Continue reading

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I Love A Mystery

I Love A Mystery! I love a puzzles and mysteries…all kinds of mysteries: thrillers, spies, cozies, courtrooms dramas, detectives, novels, psychological dramas, short stories, riddles, poetry. Fairy tales are great mysteries. Why was Red Riding Hood going into the woods … Continue reading

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Memoirs, Legacy Letters, Ethical Wills

Do you have family stories you want to preserve? Our Women’s Club will be presenting a Memoir Writing Workshop conducted by Sara Geballe of Memoir Crafters.  Sara is in the business of helping write memoirs and she will lead us … Continue reading

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Accessible Travel

Accessible Travel can keep you traveling!  Summer vacation time is here and I imagine you have made your plans well in advance. There are so many great vacation options that it is always hard to make the choice of what … Continue reading

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Remembering my father

My memoir: Borrowed Time: 75 Years & Counting This past year I took several memoir writing classes and joined a writing group . . . resulting in the publication a memoir of my childhood. I invite you to check Amazon.com … Continue reading

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Remembering More Old Movies

Did you look forward to the next Andy Hardy movie, or the next Thin Man? Who were some of your favorite movie characters? When we got caught up in a character’s life, waiting for the next movie was like waiting … Continue reading

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Remembering Old Movies, Old Songs

What songs did you sing as a kid? The first movie song I remember is from Meet Me in St. Louis, Judy Garland singing Clang, clang, clang went the trolley, ding, ding, ding, went the bell.  I must have known … Continue reading

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Remembering the Brownie Camera

Was everyone always telling you to smile? What kind of kid were you?  Were you mischievous, over-active, or serious, quiet and shy? When you had your picture taken, at family events or formal photos, were you smiling or serious?  Did … Continue reading

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Remembering All The Uniforms

Uniforms give immediate identification Today, when it seems that we must never use what they call “profiling”, is wearing, or requiring, a uniform, a bad thing, identifying a person as a policeman or fireman or nurse, doctor, soldier, sailor, etc., … Continue reading

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Remembering Road Trips

Did your family take a lot of road trips? I never learned to drive a car until I was in my 20s, but I loved riding in any kind of vehicle: cars, buses, trains, airplanes, row boats, speed boats. Several … Continue reading

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