Monthly Archives: June 2010

You Know You’re a Baby Boomer If…

you remember when you actually had to DIAL a telephone. you remember having to get up and walk across the room if you wanted to change the channel on the TV. you watched film strips in grade school during which … Continue reading

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Memories of Mom: Sunday Morning Pancakes

My mom’s been gone for a little over two years and I still experience twinges of grief at odd moments. I’ll hear a piece of classical music on the radio that reminds me of her, or a scene from a … Continue reading

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Can a Song Put Your Life in Perspective?

Quick: What’s the first thing you think of when you hear Vanilla Ice? A frozen dessert on a stick? A refreshing summer sorbet? A famous ice sculpture? For me, it’s “Ice Ice Baby,” the white rapper’s signature hip-hop song that … Continue reading

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So, I launched a new Twitter page to go along with this blog. The following exchange with one of my new peeps is so precious I just had to share it here: @mochadad: On this Father’s Day Eve, I have … Continue reading

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What a Ride!

Although I appreciate the thought behind the quote “Youth is wasted on the young,” I’m not sure I’d want to go back and do it all over knowing what I know now–especially if I had to go through all the … Continue reading

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