Monthly Archives: September 2015

Bringing in the Newspaper

Dimitris is a dream come true. He has been my partner legally since August 8th, and I pray he will be my partner the rest of my life. He fits into my life so perfectly, and he meets so many … Continue reading

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In Order to be Great

One of the high school courses I taught was American Literature. It is impossible to teach that class without including Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson is not the kind of writer who draws in the average high school student, but I … Continue reading

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The Kooky Cook

I grew up in South Carolina, speaking the southern dialect of that southern state. Of course, at the time of my learning, my language and pronunciation sounded just like everyone else’s until I spent a summer in New York state where … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story in September

When my son Todd was a nine-year-old, he was a blustery, exploratory, outside rather than inside boy. He was popular and had many friends. When the movie, “The Christmas Story” came to the screen, we took the kids to see … Continue reading

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Walmart Shoppers

My partner works hard at staying healthy. He works much harder at it than I do. He was encouraged by someone with whom he corresponds to purchase a juicer. We began by going online to price juicers and found that … Continue reading

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Let Your Lights So Shine

When I had my house built in 1989, the lighting in the kitchen, unlike the rest of the house, was a fluorescent light. It is now 2015, and that light element has finally decided to stop providing light. Checking at … Continue reading

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Weighted Appreciation

I have a new faucet in my bathroom, and I am so very grateful. That faucet had been dripping for far too long. For a while, when I twisted the knob to HOT, it wouldn’t drip. However, eventually it began … Continue reading

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