Month: January 2019

the Big Eight Oh!

January 26 Something gets lost in birthday celebrations between 8-80.  Anticipation can turn to dread.  Excitement can fade. Parties can seem self-indulgent and contrived. My husband turns 80 tomorrow.  To say that he’s not happy about it is an understatement. If our family had… Continue Reading “the Big Eight Oh!”

The T Club Flashback

Flashback!  The year, 1960.or ’61.  The sound, jazz. The feel, beatnik wanna be.  The setting, a dingy nightclub under railroad tracks in run down industrial city. It was the T Club.  I had one or two friends who I could easily convince to come… Continue Reading “The T Club Flashback”

Key WEST Many Years Later

What is it that attracts us to a place?  Does it remain the same through life? Last year, after a long hiatus, my husband and I decided to vacation in Key West.  We used to come here for a yearly getaway while living in… Continue Reading “Key WEST Many Years Later”

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