Monthly Archives: May 2012

Vintage Poetry

I was cleaning out some boxes in my office this morning when I came across a small notebook from the mid-1960s containing some of my earliest literary endeavors. Here are two poems I wrote at the end of my senior year in high school. The Floor It becomes faded and old Yet we worry not [...]

By |2012-05-27T16:33:48+00:00May 27th, 2012|General Observations|0 Comments


The remaining days of Mona's first week of retirement passed quietly until Friday, the official day of her friend Millie's retirement luncheon. Mona felt good when she awoke that day and found she enjoyed the idea of dressing up a bit, like she used to when she herself was a working gal. A nice cotton [...]

By |2017-05-18T21:35:34+00:00May 23rd, 2012|Follow The Sun|0 Comments

The Secret to a Long Marriage

Today would have been the 71st wedding anniversary of my parents. We would have had a big celebration if they were still alive.  On this date, in 1941, my parents were married at St. Michael's Church in Derby, CT. Their marriage wasn't always an easy one. Six months after they were wed my dad was [...]

By |2017-05-18T21:35:34+00:00May 17th, 2012|General Observations|0 Comments