Tag Archives: Labor Day

Happy Mothers’ Day

May is a special month for me, especially since my birthday falls on the 11th; thank you very much to those who acknowledged it on Social Media. It’s also a sad month that marked the death of my dad ten … Continue reading

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A Tribute for Labor Day Weekend from a Bygone Era

Click here for larger photo As a topic for inclusion to these ramblings on this first week of September and apropos for Labor Day Weekend, my muse comes from the picture above found in recent photo files. It’s a drawing … Continue reading

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The 2016 Addendum to a Twenty-year-old Tradition

Twenty years ago, I wrote a Memorial Day tribute on the Internet that brought me and the reader back to watching the six-o’clock news on TV during the Vietnam era. The daily war-count was delivered nightly as if we were … Continue reading

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Will We Go Around in a Circle?

Funny how things seem to go full circle. Will the circle be unbroken? Circle game and will it go round in circles? Circle of love and circle in the sand, round and round we go; where we will stop, nobody … Continue reading

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Satan Now Wears an Asbestos Hat: An Ode to the Summer That Never Quit:

Having had a good time at ranting and rhyming during a prior entry, I thought it would be fun to do it again; but this time, using the theme of this blisteringly hot weather that has plagued us in the … Continue reading

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Love, Kristen: Kid Test; Or How to Know Whether Or Not You’re Ready to Produce Progeny

The bittersweet anticipation of an upcoming family reunion has filled my mind lately. Not that I don’t like seeing my relatives, but their insistent questioning about when I’m getting married and having children grinds my nerves like the shrill of … Continue reading

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Spring is Eternal

Today’s the ninth anniversary of my father’s death. I was going through some old pictures yesterday, reminiscing about him, my youth, the unusual circumstances that surrounded my mother’s untimely demise, and his unbefitting parting from this dimensional plane. Mother’s Day … Continue reading

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