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Watch Me Pull a Rabbit Out of my Hat

Watch Me Pull a Rabbit Out of my Hat

Brunch at the club; such a treat. The children sit up straight and keep their napkins mostly on their laps while eating. Steve looks extra handsome in...

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Glamoury

Glamoury

I could see the exact right pumps in my mind – a light coral, something that would brighten up my skin under my hose. Easter was always a chance...

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Spring Ahead

Spring Ahead

My previous angst over the state of my life had taken a back seat to the baby dreams of Gail and Edie. I self-talked through a lot of thoughts about my...

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A Love Of Letters

A Love Of Letters

My recent experience with Abigail’s letters left me thinking that maybe I should start small. Her thoughts were powerful and personal and helped...

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If Women Ruled the World

If Women Ruled the World

I am completely convinced that if women were allowed to rule the world, all things would run more smoothly. Needless to say, we didn’t play cards...

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Baby Dreams

Baby Dreams

Having female friends is a priceless gift in life. The group I play cards with – Gail, Mags, Judy Anne, Sarah and now Edie – would tell me...

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A Woman of Letters

A Woman of Letters

Reading about Abigail helped me begin to put things into perspective. Physically, her life was a lot harder than mine. We had all come through our war...

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The Big Chill

The Big Chill

It was really cold. I had layers of clothing on – girdle, dress, sweater, coat, hat, gloves; I was still shivering. I was shopping downtown and decided...

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New Year But Same Old Me

New Year But Same Old Me

Another new year had begun, but I didn’t feel anything resembling new. Mags hosted a great party to celebrate and all the usual friends were there....

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Christmas Is Really For Sharing

Christmas Is Really For Sharing

I knew that we were cutting it close. Christmas Eve should not be the night to put together a new bike. Since Zettie Louise had purchased Junior a new...

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