Monthly Archives: October 2010

Homage to Thomas Wolfe

Who are these people? Are they cool, hard-partying college students, just coming around from sleeping off a TGIF bender? No! They are your intrepid correspondent and her former roomie after one day at their 30-year college reunion – we’d wandered … Continue reading

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Turn, Turn to the Wind and the Rain

  Word came to me yesterday about the death of someone I was friends with long ago. He and I were never lovers – it wasn’t that kind of relationship. But we strolled arm-in-arm through art museums and had long, … Continue reading

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Choose Your Own Adventure: a real-life horror story that allows you to determine the outcome

An article about the demise of children’s picture books in yesterday’s NY Times really got to me. Although I agree with a friend who pointed out that you can’t take everything in the newspapers as gospel, something about it still … Continue reading

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