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Month: November 2012

Dom Perignon, after inventing champagne

“Come quickly: I am tasting the stars”

Muffin Top

Even before my eyes open, my mind is busy processing the position of my body. My ears come alive to listen for the waking sounds of my husband. Trying not to wake him, I slowly reach down, as I do every morning, knowing what I’ll find. I groan as I realize it’s still there. Two… Read More ›

Overheard: at movie theater

As credits rolled after the movie, Silver Lining Playbook, two older ladies behind me had the following conversation: 1st lady: Remember that movie we saw being filmed in Vegas? 2nd lady: Um, yea. 1st lady: I think that boy was in it (ie. Bradley Cooper) 2nd lady: No, I don’t think it’s that same guy…. Read More ›


Happiness is the key to life

Thanksgiving, 2012

Camping at Sandy Beach

Sedaris, 2012

The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could … To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim, Because it was… Read More ›

Brown Penny, by William Butler Yeats

I whispered, ‘I am too young,’ And then, ‘I am old enough’; Wherefore I threw a penny To find out if I might love. ‘Go and love, go and love, young man, … If the lady be young and fair.’ Ah, penny, brown penny, brown penny, I am looped in the loops of her hair…. Read More ›

Great-Great History

Originally published in Lincoln News Messenger 2005. In 1889, with only a few dollars in his pocket, a young Swiss man named John J. Scheiber stepped off the boat at Ellis Island with dreams of running his own dairy in the land of opportunity.  The twenty-year old Scheiber, along with two sisters Henrietta and Anna,… Read More ›

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