Category Archives: nostalgia

Rowing the Boat

So, what did you do during your social distancing today? I spoke to family and friends, paid some bills, completed the census, sorted through stacks of paper (most of which I threw away) and found some very old pictures that … Continue reading

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Generation Mirror

I love my early mornings, before the rest of the world wakes. It’s coffee time, when I respond to emails, peruse Facebook, do a little writing, catch up on the news — all kinds of things to get ready for … Continue reading

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My Two Degrees of Separation from Tarzan

While researching for a short memoir piece I’m working on, I discovered that this year Lex Barker, former Tarzan, would have turned 100 years old on May 8 of this year. Why is this interesting to me? Because my mother … Continue reading

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Motherhood

Several days ago, I decided to finally start going through boxes I’d retrieved from a storage barn in Tulsa months before. Those boxes had been in that barn for almost 15 years. So, in all honesty, I thought about throwing … Continue reading

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Olfactory Time Machine

Have you ever had the unexpected arrival of a scent trigger a memory? Take you back to another time? It’s 40 degrees and drizzly outside–not very conducive to grilling steaks. So, we decided to broil them inside instead. As the … Continue reading

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