Monthly Archives: June 2013

OLD FRIENDS IN COMMON

“Hello,” a stranger called out to me.  “We have many old friends in common,” he continued cordially, as he drew closer. I was sitting in the twilight, contentedly chewing my hot dog during the delightful Pre-Independence Day picnic supper on … Continue reading

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IS GRANDMA COMING ALONG AGAIN?

The real question is why? Why would anybody in his right mind want to shlep this beloved elderly relic along for a weekend of swimming and fishing, since she neither swims nor fishes? Besides, she gets carsick! Miraculously, she’s discovered … Continue reading

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A GOLDEN NECKLACE

   I’d badly needed a new printer cartridge, except I couldn’t remember the word cartridge.  My mind kept replacing it with ribbon from the typewriter ribbons I’d used for sixty years – and then I’d chastise myself. Maybe the reason … Continue reading

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