Monthly Archives: September 2017

Book Report

If I had to describe myself in one word, I think that word would have to be… Bookworm. In first grade, the reading die was cast.  The library let me take out five books.  I read them and the next … Continue reading

Posted in books, Movies, Ready Player One, The Marsh King's Daughter | 12 Comments

Reunited (And it feels so good)

That’s my I.D. badge, Dear Readers, proudly bearing my class picture.  (Wince.) The year was 1967, and although I was having a clearly a bad hair day, my four years at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois were the … Continue reading

Posted in New Trier Class of '67 Reunion, New Trier High School, Nostalgia, pop culture, Winnetka | 14 Comments

Condolence Note

This is Buster Roffe. He belonged to my brother Kenny and my sister-in-law Mary Lu. Or rather I should say, they belonged to him. They were his love slaves, body and soul. And he deserved it. Buster passed away on … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs, Old English Sheepdog | 14 Comments

Light The Candles

Well, Dear Readers, it’s great to be back.  I have been recuperating from a nasty little operation on my… none of your beeswax. My hideous internal abscess of March returned with a vengeance and surgical intervention was necessary to get … Continue reading

Posted in History, Holocaust Museum, Philanthropy | 14 Comments