Category Archives: Life and Times

Queendom

Years ago, I did a production of You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, playing the part of Lucy.  This is my favorite monologue from that production. “Do you know what I intend, Linus? I intend to be a queen. When … Continue reading

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Playing Piano

I love to play the piano.  I will be forever grateful to my parents for giving me lessons.  When I was about 9 or 10, my grandfather bought me a Wurlitzer and used to drive me to my piano lessons … Continue reading

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Oliver!

When I was a kid, I fell totally in love with the movie musical Oliver!  My girlfriend Karen and I spent many a weekend in the movie theater, watching this film and singing along to the score.  This was before … Continue reading

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Nature Walk

While living in Florida, there was plenty of nature to enjoy.  Palm trees, blue skies, ocean, beaches, tropical plants and bugs.  Although this was all around me, I spent most of my time indoors to get away from the heat.  … Continue reading

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Lovely Lilacs

Nothing is more wistful than the scent of lilac, nor more robust than its woody stalk,  for we must remember that it is a tree as well as a flower… Lilacs are nowhere to be found in the tropics.  They … Continue reading

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A cup of Kindness

Noun:  KINDNESS The quality of being friendly, generous and considerate. Such simple words- clear and concise, uncomplicated.  Something we can all do easily.  No, I’m not going to start to lecture about how we have all become haters and bullies.  … Continue reading

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Ink

I love Calligraphy.  When did the art of learning beautiful handwriting start to vanish?  With all the typing, texts and keyboarding handwriting has almost become a thing of the past.  You can pick any font you want on your computer- … Continue reading

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Gearing up for Garage Spring Cleaning

I have a garage full of wonderful things.  I have pitchers, china, household goods, kitchen gadgets and more.  When we moved here from Florida, my husband got here first and lived here for 6 months before I was able to … Continue reading

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In search of ENERGY

Today I need energy to tackle cleaning the house.  As previously mentioned, I’ve been away for 3 months working and my poor abandoned husband has been holding down the fort in my absence. Granted, the mess is minimal and things … Continue reading

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C is for Cross Stitch

Cross Stitching is an old-fashioned hobby for sure, but I love it.  When I lived in Connecticut, I spent many a fall and winter evening stitching up a storm- cute country themes, kitchen wall hangings, dish towels….everything.  I don’t know … Continue reading

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