Tag Archives: nostalgia

Future Travel: Outer Space

“Sometimes I wish we still used typewriters,” my mother said recently, expressing her frustration with her computer and passwords. I was trying to post her latest blog and couldn’t get into her site, no matter how many times we changed … Continue reading

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Cordials, Anyone?

“Do you want my crystal cordial glasses?” My mother asked me this morning. “I have 16 of them.” No, I said. I have plenty of my own. Two sets in fact. Two sets hardly used. I have simple glass ones … Continue reading

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Cleaning My Old Desk Drawer: A Slide Rule, Kilt Pin & Peace Now

Remember these? This was my first record player.  Perhaps I’ll try to find a needle for it and play some of my old records. I cleaned a couple cupboards and my childhood desk drawer when visiting my parents. No, the … Continue reading

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Announcing: Tangerine Tango: Women Writers Share Slices of Life

What’s Tangerine Tango? After publishing my first book, On the Trail of the Ancestors: A Black Cowboy’s Ride Across America,  I was asked what my next book was about. I didn’t have one! Though I was looking for ideas. When … Continue reading

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