That fragrant box evokes such strong memories that I may have to keep it just so I can open it now and then for a sniff. Continue reading Do you have a memory that’s linked to a smell?
What is the earliest memory you have? This one’s easy, although my husband says it’s impossible. I know it’s true. … Continue reading Bloganuary post January 3, 2023
…those memorable Christmases of our childhood? I’m not convinced that they were perfect either. I think they exist as a composite, like “Christmas’s Greatest Hits” in our memory. Continue reading Make time to actually enjoy the holidays this year
Sure, I like newer movies, even funny ones, but these are on my “must-watch” list to get me in the spirit with a few happy tears. What movies are on your list? Continue reading My holiday movie favorites are sappy classics, like me
I don’t remember the day my Papa came home from the war. But my parents remember. And they have … Continue reading Waiting for Papa
Congratulations to Ruth Hogan on producing a charming debut novel, The Keeper of Lost Things. This is one of those … Continue reading Finding connections through lost things
“Thinking about the past impeded my efforts to be decent in the present.” Continue reading Book Report: Start with one grand old house and one evil step-mother
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine I listened to the brilliant reading by Cathleen McCarron of this brilliant book during walks … Continue reading Book Report: What’s up with Eleanor?
The recycling bin was especially heavy this week after I went searching for space in a file cabinet in which … Continue reading The purge continues
It seems Amy Tan has been trying to write her story for years. The ghosts of her past inhabit all … Continue reading Book Report: Tan on Tan