Category Archives: Life

The King and I

Rodgers and Hammerstein (Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II) wrote a song for the production of The King and I called Getting to Know You which was sung by Anna played by Deborah Kerr.  The lyrics go like this: Getting to know … Continue reading

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Period of Adjustment

Life is filled with moments of change that require a period of adjustment. We don’t really think of them until we are immersed in a new one. Then all the others to mind. They hold lessons, insights and comfort to … Continue reading

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The Silent Tail

Early mornings become a ritual of actions. You get up. Go to the bathroom. Hopefully after you get out of bed. Turn off the alarm. And then it’s time to take out the dogs. This morning was no different.  Except … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Memories

Growing up, Memorial Day was a special day in my family. As the children and grandchildren of Italian immigrants, we felt strongly and emotionally about America. Although I remember that it was filled with family get-togethers, barbecues, and watching the … Continue reading

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Fond Memories

It’s amazing how memories are imprinted on the circuits of your brain and anything can trigger them as if they were yesterday. I lived in Queens but went to High School in lower Manhattan. So, I had to get up … Continue reading

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