Summers Gone By

Nostalgia often hits us head on and rather than wash over us it penetrates us like a phantom, forcing its way into our souls. I think for many, the end of summer brings this notion stronger than any other time of the year. Though holidays and other special occasions and other seasons rend memories, summer, …

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#gooniesforever

Years ago, which sometimes feels like a lifetime ago, I started my very first blog at the prompting of my editor and my colleagues. Blogging was just taking off back then, as was social media. I had no more idea what to “blog” about that the man in the moon. So, I turned to my …

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This is NOT a Test!

On the first day of April, 29 years ago, I was privileged to meet the little booger who’d been keeping me awake night after night for months on end with swift kicks to the ribs. He was a stubborn one, that little booger. First, he was two weeks late of arrival date. In fact, so …

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