Tag Archives: Elaine

The Metropolitan Museum. Chinese Calligraphy and Charles James Fashion.


Elaine wants to see the Charles James exhibit, as does my dear friend Dr. Rita Pettiford, who came in from New Jersey to see it.  (Rita is helping someone write a book about this and she is my glamorous friend … Continue reading

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Heroes in My Life.


I wanted to mention three of the heroes in my life. The first is my Dad.  I wouldn’t be here without him.  Ironic to be writing this on Mother’s Day; as it takes two to tango, but not what you’re … Continue reading

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The Boston Marathon Massacre.


A little hyperbole here.  There was the Colonial Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770, but that was with muskets, and the tension had been building for a while. There is no need for me to repeat all the news stories … Continue reading

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What Writers Can Get Away with, Part Two.


My friend Fran’s response to this on Facebook reminds me of a story.  I was not writing yet, but my wife had been for a while. We were driving along Route 6A on Cape Cod heading toward her father’s house, … Continue reading

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