Please–let’s remember the children and adults who died in Newtown, CT and make our memorial to them that we change the way we do things. There is, I know, no way of preventing violence, but can we at least lessen our acceptance of it?
Just once she turned around and looked at me. “Bye, bye,” I said. “I’ll see you soon. Be a good doggie.” Satisfied, she turned and walked away with the three vets. And that was the last time I saw her alive.
Watches: I don’t wear one anymore. I haven’t in years since the Anne Taylor my mother bought me duty-free on a plane to England lost its stem winder and my Palm Pilot took over its timekeeping duties. I’ve moved from Palm to iPhone and find my need to tell time is still satisfied by my [...]
Some years passed and with time and age, my mother’s feelings about her financial security changed as well. She started to keep things close to her, to not want to throw away cracked cups and shirts that were somewhat shabby.