Monthly Archives: January 2019

MOUSE IN THE HOUSE, A STORY

I went looking for a CD in the cabinet where I keep them.  In the middle of the first drawer, I found the wooly insides of an oven mitt.  Now this may sound strange to you, but it was not, … Continue reading

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IS IT WEATHER OR THE APOCALYPSE?

When I was a girl, there might have been meteorologists at work somewhere, and even weathermen, but not in my house.  We didn’t have television yet, and the radio was for evening use, for listening to Jack Benny, or The … Continue reading

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Down or Upsizing

  We live in what is rapidly becoming a paperless world. Or so it is said. But a lot of us won’t give up our newspapers and print magazines. And even though we write letters online, and keep lists on line … Continue reading

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TRYING ON HATS AND OTHER THINGS

        I have always loved wearing hats.  I used to wear a cowboy hat that I imagined projected something like this: “Look here, pardner, I know I’m just playing because this is Queens and not the Wild West, but isn’t … Continue reading

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