Monthly Archives: March 2016

An Agonizing Week

On Monday, March 21st, the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative went off-line in order to install a new system. During the time it was down, it was impossible to track reservations. To many people, I’m sure this was no big deal. … Continue reading

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Many Moons

In Miami, they sing “Moon Over Miami.” In St. Petersburg, we sing about the sun more than the moon. However, the moon can be just as bright and beautiful here in St. Pete as it is in Miami. It’s just … Continue reading

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Afraid of the Dark

Actually, I have little fear of the dark. What I fear is waking during the night when I am traveling and not having any idea what time it is. Recently, when I was on a cruise ship exploring the Caribbean, … Continue reading

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My Blue Heaven

Most people have to go to their doctor in order to be healed of what’s ailing them. I don’t even have to get into my car. Instead, I sit down and lean back in my reclining blue chair, and all … Continue reading

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The Greek Gods

My Greek partner is now a resident alien of the United States and has just made his first payment on his health insurance. He does not, however, yet have a primary care physician. Therefore, we called Humana to find out … Continue reading

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The 78th

What does it feel like to be 78 years old? I can’t say that it feels any different from what it felt like to be 77 day before yesterday.¬†March 20th, the first day of spring,¬†was my 78th birthday. As usual, … Continue reading

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The Sugar Fairy

I don’t usually read children’s books, but I was compelled to read one recently. The title of the book is “The Story of the Sugar Fairies.” It was written by my daughter, Robin Mizwa. Robin lives with her husband Tom … Continue reading

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