To Everyone Born in March May you always have a question for every answer. “A hobby is a defiance of the contemporary. It is an assertion of those permanent values which the momentary eddies of social evolution have contravened or overlooked. “If this is true, then we may also say that every hobbyist is inherentlyContinue reading “Happy Birthday, March!”
Category Archives: Sailing to Byzantium
Happy Birthday, February!
To Everyone Born in February May you always have a safe haven. “Our freedom to say or write whatever we please in this country is holy to me. And it is not something somebody gave us. It is a thing we gave ourselves.” Kurt Vonnegut
Happy Birthday, January!
To Everyone Born in January May you always have a NO handy in case of emergency. “Complicated rules to adjust behavior are a weak substitute for simple principles.” Mary Wollstonecraft
Happy Birthday, December!
To Everyone Born in December May you always have a fire by which to sit and think. “I sit by the fire and think of all that I have seen, Of meadow-flower and butterflies in summers that have been; Of yellow leaves and gossamer in autumns that were there, With morning mist and silver sunContinue reading “Happy Birthday, December!”
Happy Birthday, November!
To everyone born in November May your pilgrim soul have a “wanderful” day. June Bear and her friend agree with Oscar Wilde: “Life is too important to be taken seriously.”
Happy Birthday, October!
To everyone born in October May the universe always give you a song. “Come away, O human child! To the waters and the wild! With a faery, hand in hand, For the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand.” William Butler Yeats
A Story for my Husband Date: 2020 Source: The Economic Intelligence Unit of the Bureau of Economic Analysis: People 50 years old and above contribute $8.3 trillion to the U. S. economy and create an additional $745 billion is value through unpaid activities such as family care-giving and volunteering. Their economic impact is equivalent toContinue reading “Senior Economics”
Pastor Unintentionally Helps the Poor
A Found Story Date: July 24, 2022 Place: Brooklyn A pastor and his wife were robbed during a live-streamed sermon by three masked people with guns. The NYC Police Department said the intruders made off with more than $1 million in jewelry belonging to the pastor and his wife. What were they thinking!!! “Okay, beforeContinue reading “Pastor Unintentionally Helps the Poor”
Today is our wedding anniversary; my husband and I have been married for fifty years. Literally fifty years. We only knew each other two weeks when we got married. At the time, it seemed like a good idea. Apparently it still is because fifty years later, here we are. Sort of. Even though we areContinue reading “Stories”
Is This Farewell?
I have run out of things to post on this website. I have shared my favorite paintings and photographs. I have shared my favorite poems, epigraphs, and stories. At this point I would be forcing it just to post something. In the future, I may have something that I would like to share publicly. IfContinue reading “Is This Farewell?”