Monthly Archives: April 2010

When A Pet Goes Missing

This is my “grandkitty” Gaston, my daughter Theresa’s “son.”  He’s missing. I’ve met him only once.  He doesn’t even live with me, and yet I feel a hollow place in my heart, a little Gaston-shaped area of worry. This is … Continue reading

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The Inexorable Crawl of Time

Two thoughts before I close down here to lose myself in a glass of wine and some stupid television… Hubby and I made the most of this lovely day by going to Rocky Neck beach this morning to walk on … Continue reading

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At the local Goodwill store the other day, I scored a cd of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, Leonard Bernstein conducting the New York Philharmonic. My God. I’m listening to it right now as I sit here trying to think up words … Continue reading

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