Month: October 2017

Life as a Miracle: It’s a Mad World

Today is Halloween. It’s a spooky and magical night. Costume ready? Pillowcase pulled from the linen closet to hold your haul? Ready to watch the Great Pumpkin, the ritual cartoon from the Peanuts gang? Or are you more the Starbucks’ Pumpkin Latte type?… ...

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Constant Comment, my mother’s favorite tea

I smile and attempt to look harmlessly benign in public, lips sealed. However, I conduct constant inner commentary, which people’s antics often invite. The obviously odd thought patterns revealed in their remarks 😉

I’m often quite shocked, even non-plussed for them.… ...

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Life as a Miracle: ATT to phone home

The Loma Pieta, CA earthquake occurred on this date at 5:04 p.m. I’d just begun two things I never do:

1. turn on the TV to watch baseball’s World Series, a crosstown rivalry event in the Bay Area, and

2.… ...

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Life as a Miracle: 40th Birthday Surprise

My husband relishes control, while I cherish freedom. Each accepted the challenge of the other, near 40 years ago.

As you might surmise, Larry hates surprises. As the girlfriend, I’d tried once, in front of his sisters, by making popcorn balls for his birthday.… ...

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Life as a Miracle: Connected to J

There’s a dear person. I’ve known her for five-six years. She married a son of my husband’s cousin, with whom Larry grew up as a sister, because his two sisters were much older than him – moved away from home to attend higher learning schools by the time Larry entered first grade.… ...

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