Monthly Archives: April 2012

Never Say “I Should Have”

The video found through the link below is a short film about the Boat Lift on 9/11. The story is not very well known,  yet it is a part of our history; 9/11 will be a defining moment in your lifetime, … Continue reading

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Art Show

Dear S, I remember the superheroes you used to draw. The comics you created from the characters you envisioned. The brightly colored costumes they wore, vibrantly done in marker.  The adventures they had, moving from frame to frame, talk bubbles … Continue reading

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Cardboard Dress

Does this creative young woman remind you of anyone? She does me. I can’t help but wonder if the collection of pop tabs is still around somewhere. http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/04/24/151295590/cardboard-prom-dress-is-just-the-right-fit-for-this-young-woman Thinking of you. Love, Mom

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Ordinary Days

It’s a rainy day; cloudy, overcast, cool and slightly breezy. I have a paper to write, but I’m doing an artful job of avoiding it so far. It feels like the kind of day to grab a good book & … Continue reading

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Our Stories

We all have a story and no one gets through childhood without a chapter on pain. Not me, with an alcoholic dad. Not your father, uprooted from house to house over a dozen times with a depressed mother, an emotionally … Continue reading

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Shine

I’ve always thought that raising you in the country was a gift to you. You had so much space in which to explore; so much freedom to create imaginary worlds and adventures. You could make a race track on the … Continue reading

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