When A Garment Means Something More

I sat outside Sunday morning, enjoying coffee, chirping birds, and breezes rustling leaves in the trees; a thoroughly delightful time. There is a church across the street, and as people were arriving for services, I became fascinated at how certain things have changed over the years. Specifically, I pondered the manner in which people dress […]

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Whenever We Remember

Mem’ries, Light the corners of my mind Misty water-colored memories Of the way we were Scattered pictures, Of the smiles we left behind Smiles we gave to one another For the way we were Can it be that it was all so simple then? Or has time re-written every line? If we had the chance […]

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V-J Day And The Giant Smooch

┬áV-J Day! August 14, 1945, President Harry S Truman announced Japan had surrendered, and the war was over; insurmountable joy bursting forth in that moment, one such expression caught forever in time by photographer, Alfred Eisenstaedt. Over the years, several people have claimed to be the kissing couple in Times Square. I rather prefer their […]

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Spying, My Mission Impossible

Among my many and varied ambitions, I always thought it would be exciting and fulfilling to serve my country as a spy. That’s right. A spy. The plethora of spy shows on television during my formative years had an enormous influence on me; and what more exhilarating career could a young girl from a dusty, […]

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