from Hillary Clinton’s 2017 commencement address at Wellesley College"Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts." Daniel Patrick Moynihan
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Category Archives: Slice of Life
My cousin Bill died yesterday following a battle with his own body for almost eight years. He was 70 years old. I spoke with his mother Eloise this morning about my admiration for the courage Bill had displayed throughout his … Continue reading
Imagine my surprise when Pretty called me this afternoon to tell me today was the one-year anniversary of our adoption of Charly from pawmetto lifeline, the place that had rescued the little dog from the kill shelter here in Columbia … Continue reading
Cra-zy days, la, la, la…for me and you…we remain in a topsy-turvy state at Casita de Cardinal as we try to settle in. Three days of rain have thrown Charly and Spike for a loop as they boycott the outdoors. I … Continue reading
In 2007 Pretty and I had to make a life-changing decision for my mother Selma because she was unable to make decisions for herself anymore. Like many other Baby Boomers, I was responsible for my mother’s care; I moved her … Continue reading
Pretty is in love again – this time with her swimming pool. where, oh where, is Pretty? Charly thinks Pretty may be inside… but no one comes to the door. Pretty’s birthday bouquet Pretty has a birthday this week, and … Continue reading
horseshoes moved in with Pride getting ready for summer in South Carolina I’m so thirsty… hey, can you drink this stuff? I’ll give it a whirl… OMG, that water was n-a-s-t-y “The Calla Lilies are in bloom…” Does anyone remember … Continue reading
Whew. Moving requires much more focus and energy than I remembered. It’s like trying to fill this all-consuming time capsule with the horrible transition stories just waiting to be buried in the back yard and dug up in two years … Continue reading
OMG – do you drink it?
Oops! No bed for our afternoon nap. Sleeping on the floor? So this is what MOVING is about. So far, I’m unimpressed.