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Thoughts From a Hospital Bed

June 13, 2014 In the last couple of years, I have seen a lot of hospital rooms. I have also seen a lot of caring hands. As I write these words I am again in the hospital. This all started because I “over did i. more »»

The Big Move

May 30, 2014 Growing older has had its ups and downs. more »»

The Wooden Egg

April 11, 2014 Though April fools day has come and gone I though I’d tell you how a friend of my mother played a practical joke on me. At the time I was about seven. more »»

Spring is near

March 14, 2014 My two favorite times of year are spring and fall. Spring is just a few weeks away and the weather is already showing signs of the passing of winter. I saw the first robin just this past Saturday. more »»

Outgrowing awkwardness

February 16, 2014 Once upon a time long ago, I was young. Most of the world was still a mystery to me. Love was just between my parents and me. more »»

Staying healthy as we get older

January 13, 2014 As I have gotten older, I feel lucky in that though I have some health issues, all and all, I am still in pretty good shape. I do have one worry that comes to mind every now and then. more »»

A short look at nothing

December 16, 2013 Every so often a writer gets what is called “Writer's Block.” I am afraid that is the case with me. What to write about, that is the question. Unfortunately there is not an easy answer. more »»

That Special Day

November 8, 2013 My 71st birthday has come. I don’t celebrate my birthdays like I did as a kid. I use to look forward to my day of birth and wonder how many gifts I would get and how big my birthday cakes would b. more »»

My last show before adulthood

October 14, 2013 In 1959 I was 16 years old. I spent the greater half of the summer of '59 in Accokeek Md. The person who taught drama at Suitland Jr. more »»

Transition from summer to fall

September 13, 2013 Well, here we are in September. All of my life I have loved the fall. In some ways it is like a new beginning. more »»

Summers Past

August 9, 2013 I have always been grateful that my childhood was spent before the days of organized play. My childhood growing up in Washington, D.C. more »»

Time Heals all Ills

June 14, 2013 The story below is true. It is a story of my first true love. The events took place in the summer of 1962. more »»

You can go home again

May 10, 2013 This week gave me a chance I had not had in 70 years. It all started when I got a note from Ancestry.Com. more »»

Something old, something new

April 12, 2013 As I have gotten older, I have been thrown a few curve balls Mostly I have been able to deal with them and then move on. The very latest curve ball is something I thought would never happen to m. more »»

The Beauty of the world around us

March 11, 2013 As I have gotten older I have begin to notice how beautiful some things have become such as watching the sun come up or standing in a field on a cold night just looking at the stars. more »»

The sled ride of my life

February 8, 2013 I notice that the last few winters in our area have been mild. more »»

Many dates make up New Year's Day

January 11, 2013 I thought that writing an article about the celebration of New Year's and its origins would be a simple task. It was after much research and a real learning experience that I put pen to paper. more »»

Over the years, Christmas has changed

December 14, 2012 Through the years I have noticed how Christmas has changed. The first thing is that the beginning of the Christmas season seemed to start after Thanksgiving. more »»

There are no rules for growing older

November 9, 2012 Thoughts on turning seventy...well, old age is knocking at the door. There was my life before seventy and my life afte. more »»

Baseball back on top in Washington

October 15, 2012 A Washington baseball team its first play off game in 79 years. The Nationals beat the Card’s 3 to 2 in a nail biting gam. more »»



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