Tag Archives: baseball

Travel theme: Interior

{Linking up with Travel theme: Interior} Second line video. We were visiting an above-ground cemetery in New Orleans when we heard live jazz coming from the street. A second line was passing by on its way to City Hall. A … Continue reading

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Of course my husband wants a pink, purple, and turquoise scarf

{Only 3 things to go to complete 101 things in 1001 days!} Knitting a Scarf From a year ago: I am not schooled in the domestic arts, nor am I coordinated. I needed to take to YouTube to see how to … Continue reading

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Getting Beat by the Blind Kid with Cerebral Palsy

My nephew Ben was born prematurely with cerebral palsy. His seventeen years have been punctuated by painful operations. He has faced each one with courage and grace, hardly complaining, occasionally admitting that it doesn’t feel so great to have been … Continue reading

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Bad News Shop: Bases Loaded, Bottom of the Ninth

thathth Bases loaded, bottom of the ninth. If she can just hold off this batter, she’ll get her first win. The 7th-grade wood shop teacher made it clear that girls shouldn’t be in shop. The alternative, home economics, had a … Continue reading

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The City of Cheesesteaks and Brotherly Love

Strolling through a park on a pleasant summer’s afternoon in Philly, I heard out of the corner of my ear a pronounced, “Ah, now Boston is not entirely fashionable.” I turned, and a woman dressed in a gown and petticoat … Continue reading

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