Sartorial Observations

  An Unscientific Sample of female vs. male attitudes towards clothing and attire Me:  I care. I like fabric.  I enjoy pattern, texture, color.  He:  oblivious. Me:  enjoy getting new things to wear. Even a new pair of socks can make my pulse race. He: does not enjoy new things to wear. Me: happy to give away the … Continue reading Sartorial Observations

Our Sinister New Reality

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  I watched my tv screen in horror and amazement yesterday as the latest school shooting in the USA unfolded.  It all looked sickeningly familiar, but there was a new element to the coverage this time.  The victims had all practised for this moment as if knowing its inevitability.  Doors closed, halls emptied, locks snapped and … Continue reading Our Sinister New Reality

You Remember What You Want to Remember! And don’t forget it!

If I could sum up the most important thing I learned during my junior high years, it would be the statement frequently heard in my Social Studies class when a question was posed by our teacher to which no one had the answer.  "You remember what you want to remember," she thundered.  I cowered. I … Continue reading You Remember What You Want to Remember! And don’t forget it!