Tag Archives: nostalgia

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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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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Trees Through the Years

How fun to browse through years and years of photos for this history of family Christmas trees. Each picture brought back heartwarming memories. They’re happy memories, but they made me a little sad, too, for the loved ones who are … Continue reading

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Christmas 1982 & 1984

I don’t have many regrets in my life, but one of the few I do have is that I haven’t been better organized with my photos and especially, my Christmas letters. I’m grateful that I do have most of the … Continue reading

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Junk Yard Dog

Who are these humans milling about My Lady’s yard? And why are they touching her things? Someone picks up my favorite treasure—My Lady’s mirror! The one that once hung in her hallway, where every morning, she’d lean in to put … Continue reading

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