Tag Archives: nostalgia

Letters – Part I

When was the last time you sat down and took the time to hand-write and mail a letter? Do you remember the anticipation of receiving a letter by “snail mail?” Holding it in your hands as you wondered what you … Continue reading

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Golden Leaves – Part 2

In a November 13 blog post, I wrote a haiku about a tree, filled with golden leaves. It reminded me of my father: A tree in autumnGold leaves sashay in the breezeWinter harbinger If the tree reminded me of my … 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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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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